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Skirt - Prue Acton, Gold Lame, 1980 Reg. No: SH 942406
- This skirt was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1980. Made from a Spanish fabric.
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".
- Very full cut floor-length evening skirt in gold lame, backed with bronze coloured silk. Skirt is gathered into waistband and is fastened at the back with a zip and two hook-and-eyes.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
|Dimensions:||106.00 cm (Height)|
|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- )|
|Inscriptions:||Fabric labels sewn inside back of waistband: 12, 28, 31, 121, 122|
|Manufacturer:||Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980|
|Designer:||Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980|