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Dress - Prue Acton, Mini, Dark Blue & Pink Striped Wool Sateen, 1967 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
|Dimensions:||84.00 cm (Height)|
|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- )|
|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|