School uniform; [?]; 1950s-1960s; CT 4054


Owaka Museum and Catlins Information Centre Wahi Kahuika - the Meeting Place – a rest on your journey.


School uniform

About this object

School uniform; primary girl's pinafore-style dress with matching bloomers, navy blue with white polka dots. Dress has belt loops, pocket in left side seam and side zip. Bloomers have elastic at waist and legs.

This was the Owaka District High School summer uniform from the 1950s to the 1960s and was worn with a white belt, white blouse, navy blue cardigan, white socks and black shoes.



Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Clutha-Central Otago

Medium and Materials

processed material, textile, cotton
processed material, metal


Dress h 600mm (shoulder to hem) x w 295mm (shoulder to shoulder)

Bloomers h 205mm (waist to top of leg) x w 200mm (across waist)

Subject and Association Keywords

manners and customs, costume. dress. fashion

Subject and Association Keywords

education (general)

Subject and Association Keywords

theory and practise of education, school life. student manners and customs

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, handicrafts, dressmaking

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, handicrafts, homecrafts

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object Type


Object number

CT 4054

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