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Coat - Prue Acton, Midi, Tweed, circa 1966 Object Reg. No: SH 942393

This coat was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in circa1966. Originally worn by the donor. Early midi length which followed the mini length in the early-mid 1960s.
Brown woollen tweed midi length coat. The design is double-breasted with 8 leather buttons and the collar has wide reveres. Two flap pockets are at the side. The back is split from lower back to hem and decorated with 3 leather buttons. The back is belted with 2 leather buttons attached.The lining is brown rayon.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 112.00 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, making history - prue acton, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- ), Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- )
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: outerwear
Inscriptions: Label inner back lining: 34
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1965-1967
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1965-1967
User: Ms Prue Acton, 1965 or later
References: RMIT Collection

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