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Dress - Prue Acton, Lime Linen & Cream Knit, 1969 Object Reg. No: SH 942015

This dress was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1969.

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 sleeveless mini dress with cream ribbed bodice and zippered front. The bodice has a lime green Peter Pan collar, shoulders and zipper trim. The garment is stitched in cream thread.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 88.00 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
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1969
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1969
References: RMIT collection

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