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Skirt - Prue Acton, Bronze Silk & Lame, 1980 Reg. No: SH 942407
- This skirt was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1980. Fabric is from Spain and is used inside out.
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".
- Gathered mid-calf length evening skirt of gold lame on bronze silk. Skirt consists of fabric sewn inside. Back opening is fastened with zip and two hook-and-eyes at waistband.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
|Dimensions:||83.00 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: 11, 12, 28, 40|
|Manufacturer:||Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980|
|Designer:||Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980|