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Jumpsuit - Prue Acton, Black & Cream Knit, circa 1969 Object Reg. No: SH 942016

This dress was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L circa 1969. According to the donor it was on of the first bonded knit designs made in Australia. It was also worn by a model for Prue Acton's 25th Anniversary Parade in 1988.
Black cotton sleeveless jumpsuit with cream knitted ribbed bodice bound in black with cream stitching. A long zippered opening is at the centre back. The pants have large patch pockets at each side.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 145.00 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 upper right of zippered opening: 34

Labels left side bodice seam: 42, 49, 12
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1968-1969
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1968-1969
References: RMIT Collection

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