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Jacket - Prue Acton, Cream Georgette & Lace, 1972 Object Reg. No: SH 942043

This jacket was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1972. it was worn by the donor to David Jones 'Supreme' award in 1972. There is a photo in the RMIT archives of her at this event. She wore it with a long flowing skirt, tied at waist with long ribbon, and with a fox fur draped over her shoulder.

Donor describes it as the"Lingerie look" (laces, transparent materials, loose flowing lines), which was popular in the 1970s.
Cream coloured georgette top, collarless, laong-sleeved and open at the front. Trimmed with cream coloured lace at all edges. Five plastic pearl buttons at front opening, also at cuffs. Press-studs fasten cuffs.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 74.00 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, women s clothing, making history - prue acton, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- ), Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: outerwear
Inscriptions: Label inside back collar: Prue Acton/ AUSTRALIA
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1972
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, 1972
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1972
References: RMIT collection, photo of donor in garment

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