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Dress - Prue Acton, Mini, Check & Floral, circa 1967 Object Reg. No: SH 942399

Summary:
This dress was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in circa 1967.

It was originally worn by the donor, but not a favourite of hers. It was the period of hot-pants fashions. Transition time for the company - whether to stay with the young look or to move upmarket.
Description:
Short-sleeved smock styly mini dress in multi-coloured check and floral patterns. Predominant colours are green, red and mustard. Front opening is fastened by coloured plastic buttons. Two patch pockets at the front.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, making history - prue acton
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- )
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: outerwear
Inscriptions: Fabric label sewn inside back of neck: 12, 34, 117
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1966-1968
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1966-1968
User: Prue Acton, 1966 or later
References: RMIT collection

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