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Dress - Prue Acton, Mini, Dark Blue & Pink Striped Wool Sateen, 1967 Object Reg. No: SH 942375

This mini dress was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1967. This example was worn by donor with a matching coat (not in the collection.) It is a similar design to the donor's 'Gown of the Year entry with Bugle beads (which didn't win.)

According to the donor, the style went from evening (Victoriana) to casual sportswear.
Dark blue and pink horizontal striped A-line mini dress with short sleeves. The front opening is fastened with press-studs. Has a round neckline.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 84.00 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: 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, 1967
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1967
User: Ms Prue Acton, 1967 or later
References: RMIT Collection

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