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Coat - Prue Acton, Maxi, Lime Linen, 1969 Object 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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 129.00 cm (Height)

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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
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: outerwear
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
References: RMIT collection

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