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Dress - Prue Acton, Evening, Hand Painted Crepe, 1972 Object Reg. No: SH 942025

This dress was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1972. As it has no label in it, it may be a sample or a one-off garment.
Full length long-sleeved crepe evening dress. The bodice featuring Dolman sleeves is fitted at the waist. Geometric shapes in pale greens and pink are printed all over on cream background. The zippered opening is from the centre back. The narrow sleeves have zippered openings at wrist. The belt is missing.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 153.00 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: art exhibitions, 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: On lower left front of skirt printed green signature: Prue Acton/ [logo]'72'
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1972
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1972
References: RMIT collection

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