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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
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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