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Coat - Prue Acton, Maxi, Lime Linen, 1969 Reg. No: SH 942013
- This coat was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1969. Worn by donor at the launch of her cosmetics company launch 1969 and Derby Day (date unknown.)
In 1988 it was also worn by a model for Prue Acton's 25th Anniversary Parade.
In 2005, it was used in a fashion parade at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre to lauch the Australia Post Legends series that year, featuring six Australian fasthion designers, including Prue Acton.
- Lime green linen long-sleeved maxi coat with metal zippered front fastening and pocket openings. The coat is lined with lime green polyester.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
|Dimensions:||129.00 cm (Height)|
|Tagged with:||clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, women s clothing, making history - prue acton, innovation design|
|Themes this item is part of:||Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- ), Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Label inside back collar: Prue Acton/ AUSTRALIA
Label sewn into back collar facing: 34
|Manufacturer:||Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1969|
|Designer:||Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1969|
|User:||Ms Prue Acton, 1969 or later|