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Dress - Prue Acton, Mini, Victoriana, Striped Voile, 1968 Object Reg. No: SH 942376

This mini dress was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1968. This example was worn by donor. It is made from a fine quality fabric from Switzerland (Joseph Oten) or Austria.

According to the donor the design was not a huge seller.
Cream and brown striped voile mini-dress with blue flower pattern. Long sleeved and small ruffle at rounded neck. Pin tucks on bodice. Gathered waist. Brown ribbon sash at waist. Back opening fastened with metal zip. Lined in white polyester.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 78.00 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, women s clothing, 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: Fabric labels sewn inside back of neck: 34, 42
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1968
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1968
User: Ms Prue Acton, 1968 or later
References: RMIT Collection

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