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Dress - Prue Acton, Mini, Yellow & Navy, 1968 Object Reg. No: SH 942396

Summary:
This dress designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1968. It was designed by Betty Greenhatch of Prue Acton design staff.

Originally worn by the donor. Also worn by a model as part of Prue Acton's 25th Anniversary Parade in 1988.
Description:
Sleeveless 'A-line" mini dress with mandarin collar and zippered breast and thigh pockets. The bodice is yellow. Shoulders, collar and waist insert are white and the skirt is navy. The front skirt has an inverted pleat. The garment is fastened at the back with a zipper from neck to lower back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 79.00 cm (Height)

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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
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: outerwear
Inscriptions: Label sewn into left back facing: 34

Labels at right shoulder seam: 12, 47, 49
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1968
Designer: Betty Greenhatch, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1968
User: Prue Acton, 1968-1988
References: RMIT Collection

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