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Jacket & Skirt - Prue Acton, Coloured Faux Reptile, 1986 Object Reg. No: SH 942421

Summary for Parent Object
Made By: Prue Acton P/L and/or contractors, 1985 - 1990
Used: Melbourne ,Victoria ,Australia ,1985 ,1985 - 1990
Worn by donor. Same design as brown faux reptile outfit worn to 1986 Melbourne Cup by donor. (which has zip at front) See skirt 94.2478 in collection.
Two piece women's skirt suit in faux reptile fabric coloured in different shades of brown and grey:

(1) Collarless long-sleeved jacket, fitted, fastening at front with hook-and-eye. Big shoulder pads inside shoulders.

(2) Straight cut knee-length skirt. Fastened at backk with zip and metal clasp. Slit at lower back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 67.00 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, Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- )
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: ensembles
Inscriptions: Fabric labels sewn inside back of neck: 1,4,7,9

Fabric labels sewn into back of waist: 2, 4, 7, 9
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1985
User: Prue Acton, 1985 or later
References: RMIT Collection

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