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Hair Accessory - Marcos Davidson, Metal Twist, `Minerals', Melbourne Cup, 1982 Reg. No: SH 942102
- 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.
- Irregular shaped twisted oxidised nickel silver hairpiece.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
|Dimensions:||17.00 cm (Height)|
|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|