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Dress & Belt - Prue Acton, Navy Crepe, circa 1972 Object Reg. No: SH 942023

This dress was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L circa 1972. According to the donor it is an example of the range of midi dresses which followed the mini look.
Outfit consists of a navy dress and self covered belt:

(1) Navy crepe long sleeved midi dress. The front opening is fastened with 26 covered buttons to lower waist. High neckline with loose fron collars, belted at waist.

(2) Narrow navy crepe belt with covered buckle.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 116.00 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 inside back collar: 36
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1974
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1974
References: RMIT Collection

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