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Evening Top - Prue Acton, Gold Lame, 1985 Object Reg. No: SH 942086

This top was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1986. It ws originally worn with a 'crocodile' skin straight skirt and 'crocodile' appliqued jacket (not in Collection). Transparencies exist of the donor wearing outfit. Also worn with the 1986 Melbourne Cup outfit.
Short-sleeved gold lurex top with round neckline. Fastened with zipper at back. All inner seams are bound with flesh coloured fabric.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 61.00 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
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1985
User: Ms Prue Acton, 1985 or later
References: RMIT Collection

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