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Dress - Prue Acton, Brown Gingham, 1970 Reg. No: SH 942094
- This outfit was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1970. It was originally worn by the donor to 1970 Melbourne Cup, and to the first birthday celebration of the Prue Acton Cosmetics launch. It was later worn at the donor's 25th Anniversary Parade in 1988.
- Long-sleeved brown gingham shirt dress, slightly gathered from waistline. Wide ruffle at hem. Eleven small pearl buttons at front opening. Each portion of garment has slightly contrasting gingham.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
|Dimensions:||133.00 cm (Height)|
|Tagged with:||fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, horse racing, melbourne cup racing carnival, women s clothing, making history - prue acton|
|Themes this item is part of:||Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- ), Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Label sewn inside collar: 34|
|Manufacturer:||Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970|
|Designer:||Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970|
|Place & Date Used:||Flemington, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1970|