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Jumpsuit & Jacket - Prue Acton, Cream Daisy Pattern, 1969 Object Reg. No: SH 942381

Summary:
This jumpsuit and jacket were designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1969 for Joseph Aschlapfer fabric. Space Age look used daisy logo motif (also on vinyl outfit 94.2401). Beginning of transparent look.

Worn by donor and her cousin Gaye. Similar outfit made for model Veruschka (with a circle pattern, rather than daisies), seen in Vogue magazine Oct. 1969.

Original retail cost was $60.
Description:
Two piece outfit consisting of a jumpsuit and jacket:

(1) Cream coloured, long-sleeved jumpsuit with transparent bodice and sleeves, with daisy patterned crepe below the waist. Two daisy patterned pockets over breasts. Front opening fastened by zip.

(2) Matching cropped jacket in daisy covered crepe. Front opening is fastened by one hook-and-eye at top. Peter Pan collar.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 144.00 cm (Height)
Dimension Comment: .2: 54.00

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, making history - prue acton
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- )
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: ensembles
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1969
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1968
User: Ms Prue Acton, 1969 or later
References: RMIT Collection

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