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Blazer - Prue Acton, `Rich Hippie', Beige Wool, circa 1972 Object Reg. No: SH 942035

This blazer 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. The blazer was a 'revolutionary' short style as it only measured 27 1/2" in length
Beige woollen blazer in the classic blazer style fastened with 3 tortoiseshell colour buttons. The centre back features an inverted pleat. The sleeves have two buttons at the cuff edge. The blazer is lined with beige polyester.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 70.00 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: 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

Labels sewn into UCB: 15, 35, 39
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), 1970-1972
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1972
References: RMIT collection

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