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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
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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