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Dress - Prue Acton, Mini, Black Wool, 1967 Object Reg. No: SH 942001

This mini dress was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1967. It and another version with different lace collar featured in photos of the donor in newspaper clippings in mid 1967. According to donor it was worn with a fur trimmed coat, sombrero hat and white stockings.
Long-sleeved black wool mini dress. Lace collar and cuffs in ecru cotton. Dress is lined with black polyester and zip fastened at back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 93.40 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, women s clothing, making history - prue acton, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- ), Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: outerwear
Inscriptions: Label inside back collar: Prue Acton/ AUSTRALIA

Label on back of neckline: 34
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1967
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1967
User: Ms Prue Acton, 1967 or later
References: RMIT Collection

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