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Jumpsuit - Prue Acton, Black & Cream Knit, circa 1969 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
|Dimensions:||145.00 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 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|