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Coat - Prue Acton, Shag Faux Fur, 1971 Object Reg. No: SH 942049

This coat was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1971. There is a photo of the donor wearing this example in Vogue magazine Feb. 1971, as well as other photos of donor wearing coat in Paris, in the RMIT archives. According to the donor mock lambswool and the shag-look were both popular in the early 1970s. The original retail price was $63.
Maxi length mock lamb's fleece sleeveless coat in shades of beige and grey in horizontal striped effect.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 122.00 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, furs, 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
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), 1971
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1971
User: Ms Prue Acton, 1971 or later
References: RMIT collection Scrapbooks April 1967, August 1971

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