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Trophy - Lyrebird Awards, Fashion Industries of Australia, Glass, Prue Acton, 1971 Object Reg. No: SH 942254

This plaque was awarded to the donor in 1971 by the Fashion Industries of Australia as part of their Lyrebird Awards. Thought to have been awarded to her in 1971, when she was given the Manufacturer's and Garment Export Awards, also in the Museum's collection (SH 942252 and SH 942253.)
Two piece glass trophy consisting of an engraved glass panel on a glass base:

(1) Glass semi-circular shaped sculpture etched with female form and lyrebird tail. Attached to a small rectangular glass stand.

(2) Square glass base.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 26.00 cm (Height), 8.00 cm (Width), 32.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: awards, clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, women s clothing, making history - prue acton
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Clothing & Fashion
Tertiary Classification: awards
Inscriptions: May have originally had an engraved plaque attached to the front of the glass base, but is no longer there.
Awarded By: Fashion Industries of Australia (F.I.A.), Australia, 1971
Awarded To: Prue Acton, Australia, 1971
References: RMIT Collection

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