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Bustier - Prue Acton, Calico Lace-Up, circa 1972 Object Reg. No: SH 942403

Summary:
This jacket was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in circa 1972.

It was originally worn by the donor with white cotton skirt in the collection (SH 960036.) It was part of 'underwear look' range designed in the 1970s
Description:
White calico bodice with vertical tin tucks. White cord is threaded through top front of garment to form halter top. The front opening is fastened with laced cord to waistline. Tied at waist with cord.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 36.00 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, underwear, making history - prue acton, innovation design
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: underwear
Inscriptions: Label back neck facing: 35
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1974
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1974
User: Prue Acton, 1970 or later
References: RMIT Collection

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