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Dress - Prue Acton, Cream with Black Ribbon, 1965 Object Reg. No: SH 942380

Made for Prue Acton in 1965 for a special occassion, to her design by Alouette, a company which was upstairs next door to her company. She produced a range of underwear with a similar look through Kayser. The linear detail is a design feature which reoccurs throughout Prue Acton's career.
Cream coloured cotton mid-calf length dress trimmed with cream lace and black velvet ribbon. The dress has a scooped neck and elbow-length sleeves. Bodice is decorated with pin-tucks. Zip-fastened at back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 114.00 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
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: outerwear
Inscriptions: Cloth label sewn inside back of neck: SPECIALLY FASHIONED/BY/ALOUETTE/COLLINS ST./MELBOURNE.
Manufacturer: Alouette, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1963-1968
Designer: Prue Acton Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1963-1968
References: RMIT Collection

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