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Jumpsuit - Prue Acton, Brown & Gold Crepe, circa 1970 Object Reg. No: SH 942397

Summary:
This jumpsuit was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in circa 1970.

It was originally worn by donor. It was also worn by a model as part of Prue Acton's 25th Anniversary Parade in 1988. A similar garment was worn by actor Jackie Weaver in the 1971 movie 'Stork'.
Description:
Short-sleeved jumpsuit in brown crepe decorated with gold buttons and braid. Two small gold trimmed patch pockets on front of bodice. Legs are flared. Fastened at back with a zip. Lined in brown synthetic fabric.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 147.00 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, storks, 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: outerwear
Inscriptions: Fabric label sewn inside back of neck: 34
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1969-1971
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1969-1971
User: Prue Acton, 1969 or later
References: RMIT collection

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