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Dress & Belt - Prue Acton, Mini, Floral Jersey, circa 1965 Object Reg. No: SH 942007

This suit was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L circa 1965
The outfit consists of a jersy dress and self covered belt:

(1) Flower printed jersey knit, long-sleeved woollen fitted mini-dress in mauve and green flower patterns on green background. The dress has a stand -up collar and is fastened at the back with a zipper from collar to below the waist. The bodice linig is pale pink rayon

(2) Five centimetre wide belt made of the same material and is not complete. Originally it may have been longer with a buckle.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 87.00 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: ensembles
Inscriptions: Label inside back collar: Prue Acton/ AUSTRALIA

Label sewn into URB below collar: 34
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1966
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1965-1967
References: RMIT Collection

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