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Cape - Prue Acton, Mini, Blue Check Wool, 1965 Object Reg. No: SH 942390

This cape was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1965. It was worn by the donor with dress in same fabric (Heather Tweed from Fred Moylan Fabrics) in collection (SH 942012.)
Mini length cape in pale blue wool with mauve and camel check pattern. Cape is fastened at the front with leather covered buttons. Two flap patch pockets are at the front, and two slits at the front are for arms. lined in pale blue satin-look fabric.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 88.00 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, kvaqrik, 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: Fabric labels sewn inside back of neck: 34
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1965
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1965
User: Ms Prue Acton, 1965 or later
References: RMIT Collection

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