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Dress - Prue Acton, Evening Mini, Black Rayon, circa 1965 Reg. No: SH 942002
- According to donor, this is a very early evening dress produced in Melbourne for Prue Acton P/L by dress maker Eileen Lorraine.
- Long sleeved black rayon mini dress over polyester lining. Sleeves are transparent. Ruffles at neckline and cuffs, with fabric flower at front neck. Dress has a large hand-sewn hem and is zip-fastened at the back. Woven labels are sewn inside back of neckline.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
|Dimensions:||83.00 cm (Height)|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||Label inside back collar: Prue Acton/ AUSTRALIA
Labels sewn into back of neck: 34, 42, 43
|Manufacturer:||Eileen Lorraine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1963-1965|
|Designer:||Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1963-1965|
|References:||RMIT collection, donors comments.|