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Hair Accessory - Marcos Davidson, Metal Twist, `Minerals', Melbourne Cup, 1982 Object Reg. No: SH 942102

Summary:
This hair accessory was commissioned by Prue Acton from the Melbourne jeweller Marcos Davidson in 1982. It was worn by donor with 'Mineral's ensemble (SH 942100) at 1982 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.
Description:
Irregular shaped twisted oxidised nickel silver hairpiece.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 17.00 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, headwear, horse racing, 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
Secondary Classification: Hair Accessories
Tertiary Classification: clips & ties
Manufacturer: Marcos Davidson, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1982
Commissioned By: Prue Acton Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1982
User: Prue Acton, Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1982
References: RMIT Collection

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