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Shirt - Prue Acton, Cream Embroidered, `Rich Hippy', 1971 Object Reg. No: SH 942148

This shirt was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1975. It was originally worn by the donor with the `Rich Hippy' suit in the Museum's collection (SH 942147.)

It was later worn by a model at the donor's 25th anniversary parade in 1988.
Long sleeved shirt in cream polyester crepe with cream machine embroidery on collar, sleeves and at front opening. Sert-in sleeve is gathered at the cuff which is fastened by a hook and eye. Plastic mother-of- pearl buttons fasten front opening.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 610.00 mm (Height), 360.00 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Measurement From Conservation. Measured flat; width measured across shoulder seams

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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: Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- ), Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: outerwear
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1971
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1971
User: Prue Acton, Australia, 1971 or later
References: RMIT Collection

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