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Dress - Prue Acton, Mini, Victoriana, Striped Voile, 1968 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
|Dimensions:||78.00 cm (Height)|
|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- )|
|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|