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Waistcoat - Prue Acton, Black Velvet, 1969 Object Reg. No: SH 942392

Summary:
This waistcoat was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1969, as part of her `Juliet' range, which was inspired by the release of the film `Romeo and Juliet' in 1968.

It was originally worn by donor, possibly with hotpants.
Description:
Black velvet waistcoat trimmed around edges with gold braid and black lace. Black buttons fasten the front. Lined in black satin rayon.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 38.00 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, Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- ), Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- )
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: outerwear
Inscriptions: Fabric label sewn inside back of neck: 34

Sewn inside side seam: 44
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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