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Waistcoat - Prue Acton, Black Velvet, 1969 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
|Dimensions:||38.00 cm (Height)|
|Tagged with:||clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry|
|Themes this item is part of:||Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- ), Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- )|
|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|