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Skirt - Prue Acton, `Rich Hippy', Beige Wool, circa 1972 Object Reg. No: SH 942036

This skirt was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L circa 1972. According to the donor, it is an example of the 'Rich Hippie Look' range produced in the early 1970s.
Beige wool flared hip-yoke midi-length skirt. Eleven rows of braid on lower third of skirt are in assorted textures in colours of brown, gold, pale green and burgundy.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 80.00 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 of waistband: Prue Acton/ AUSTRALIA

Labels sewn into CB of waistband: 11, 12, 18, 35, 42
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1972
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, 1970-1972
User: Ms Prue Acton, 1969 or later
References: RMIT collection

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