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Pair of Earrings - Marcos Davidson, `Mock Croc', Melbourne Cup, 1986 Reg. No: SH 942131
- This pair of earrings were commissioned by Prue Acton, probably from the Melbourne jeweller Marcos Davidson in 1986. They were worn by the donor with a `Mock Croc' ensemble (not in the Museum's collection) at the 1986 Melbourne Cup. Marcos Davidson made many pieces of jewellery for Prue Acton.
Prue Acton's Melbourne Cup clothing was specially designed for her to draw attention to Australian designers and in particular her forthcoming winter range.
- Pair of bronze coloured metal clip-on earrings in the shape of curled up crocodiles.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
|Dimensions:||10.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, horse racing, jewellery, melbourne cup racing carnival, women s clothing accessories, making history - prue acton|
|Themes this item is part of:||Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CLOTHING & PERSONAL ACCESSORIES|
|Commissioned By:||Prue Acton Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1986|
|Manufacturer (Probable):||Marcos Davidson, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1986|
|User:||Prue Acton, Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1986|