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Bracelet - Marcos Davidson, `Stained Glass', Melbourne Cup, 1985 Object Reg. No: SH 942119

This bracelet was commissioned by Prue Acton, probably from the Melbourne jeweller Marcos Davidson in 1985. They were worn by donor with 'Stained Glass' ensemble (SH 942116) at 1985 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.
Enamelled silver bracelet with geometric shaped designs of navy, green, yellow, orange and blue. The two section are 'laced; together with spiralled silver. Eyelet fastening.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 50 mm (Height), 66 mm (Diameter)

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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
Secondary Classification: Jewellery
Tertiary Classification: bracelets & bangles
Inscriptions: Each section is marked with two silver hallmarks.
Commissioned By: Prue Acton Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Manufacturer (Probable): Marcos Davidson, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1985
User: Prue Acton, Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1985
References: RMIT Collection

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