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Dress - Prue Acton, Evening Mini, Purple, circa 1965 Object Reg. No: SH 942003

This mini dress was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L circa 1965.
Purple Empire line mini dress with transparent sleeves. Large cuffs on sleeves with covered buttons (false opening) covering a zip opening. Front neck has decorative non-functional slit with two self covered buttons and loop - fastening. Long zip at centre back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 91.00 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 sewn inside back neck: 43, 34, 11-087
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1965-1970
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1963-1966
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1963-1966
References: RMIT Collection

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