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Jumper - Prue Acton, Polo, White Acrylic, 1969 Object Reg. No: SH 942291

This jumper was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1969. It was originally worn by the donor, possibly with the lime line pinafore dress in the Museum's collection (SH 94201.)

It was later worn by a model at the donor's 25th anniversary parade in 1988.
White knitted acrylic long-sleeved polo-necked jumper. Masking tape '1969' in red ink was removed from inside back of garment (see Provenance).
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 72.00 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, women s clothing, making history - prue acton
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- )
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: outerwear
Inscriptions: Inner left shoulder label printed black on white: 100% ACRYLIC/WARM HAND WASH/ DRY FLAT/NO SPIN/NO MACHINE DRY/NO IRON. Label at neck: 2.
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1969
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1969
User: Prue Acton, Australia, 1969 or later
References: RMIT Collection Refer files on sketches and fabric samples in RMIT Collection

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