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Dress - Prue Acton, Pinafore, Lime Linen, 1969 Object Reg. No: SH 942014

This dress was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1969. It was worn by the donor with a polo neck jumper (possibly in the Museum's collection SH 942291) and white belt. Donor was photographed wearing this outfit for a story in the Chadstone Progress newspaper, dated 5th November 1969, on the opening of her comestic company.
Lime green linen mini pinafore dress with zippered pockets on sides of skirt. The garment is lined with lime green polyester. The centre back opening is zippered from neck to buttocks.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 77.00 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
User: Ms Prue Acton, 1969 or later
References: RMIT Collection

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