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Vest - Prue Acton, Shag Lambskin, 1971 Object Reg. No: SH 942050

Summary:
This coat was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1971. According to the donor, the use of lambswool and the `shag-look' were popular in the early 1970s.
Description:
Reversible lambswool and skin sleeveless vest. Fastened in front in two places with leather thonging. One side features very curly wool shading from cream to brown on front and shoulders. The back panel is clipped cream wool attached to skin side-panels. The other side is the lamb's skin reversed.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 70.00 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: PA (the label Prue Acton used on reversible garments.)
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), 1971
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1971
References: RMIT collection

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