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

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.
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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