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Dress - Prue Acton, Blue & White Check Wool, circa 1965 Object Reg. No: SH 942144

This dress was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L circa 1965. The fabric was especially made for them by Freddie Moylan.

It was originally worn by donor with the aqua mini coat dress in the Museum's collection (SH 942389.)
Powder blue and cream checked mini-dress of bonded wool. Short sleeved with small collar and tiny pockets at front. Front fatening with press studs. Lined in pale blue satin polyester. Metal zip at side. Two metal safety pins in lower front lining.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 83.00 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
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1964-1966
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1964-1966
User: Prue Acton, 1964 or later
References: RMIT Collection

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