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Jacket - Prue Acton, Bomber, Black Satin, circa 1970 Object Reg. No: SH 942402

This jacket was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in circa 1970. It was part of a range made specially for Georges of Melbourne fashion parade.

It was originally worn by the donor, with crepe pants or a flip skirt (SH 960035.)
Black satin long sleeved 'bomber' jacket with zip front opening. The jacket is shirred at waist and cuffs with silver and black knit. The left side front of jacket is appliqued and embroidered with a palm tree decoration. Lined with black polyester.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 62.00 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- )
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: outerwear
Inscriptions: Label on back neck facing: 34

Labels sewn to left side seam: 12, 50
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1969-1971
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1969-1971
User: Prue Acton, 1969 or later
References: RMIT Collection

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