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Belt - Prue Acton, Navy & White, `Concorde', Melbourne Cup, 1984 Object Reg. No: SH 942115

This belt was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1984, by company designer Maree Menzel. It was worn by the donor with the `Concorde' ensemble (SH 942111) to the 1984 Melbourne Cup.

Prue Acton's Melbourne Cup clothing was specially designed for her to draw attention to Australian designers and in particular her forthcoming winter range.
Belt in navy and white gro-grain panels decorated with navy and white stitching. Belt is straight at the sides then peaks up to a point in the centre. Fastened at back with velcro strips.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 80.00 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: clothing accessories, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, horse racing, melbourne cup racing carnival, women s clothing accessories, making history - prue acton
Themes this item is part of: Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- ), Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: belts
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1984
Designer: Ms Maree Menzel, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1984
User: Prue Acton, Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1984
References: RMIT Collection

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