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Blouse - Prue Acton, Olive Rose, 1980 Object Reg. No: SH 942412

Summary:
This camisole was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1980.

A similar garment was part of the costumes worn by American actress Barbara Parkins in the Australian film ' Breakfast in Paris', released in 1981. Parkins, who played the leading female role, loved the clothes and asked to keep them for herself to "show off around the world".
Description:
Long-sleeves blouse in olive coloured silk georgette. Elasticized neckline has a big ruffle in same fabric with rose pattern printed on. Sleeves have elasticized and ruffled cuffs.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 75.00 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, films, making history - prue acton
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. Nos. 1, 11, 12, 40
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980
References: RMIT Collection

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