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Dress - Prue Acton, Mini, Black & Red Velour, 1969 Object Reg. No: SH 942374

Summary:
This mini dress was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1969. It was the beginning of her sporty t-shirt designs. This example was originally worn by the donor.

In 1988 it was worn by a model in the donor's 25th Anniversary Parade.
Description:
Short-sleeved A-line velour mini dress with red bodice attache to black skirt. The skirt hem, neckline and black sleeves are bound in white velour. The garment is zippered from back of neck to lower back. The neckline is round. The belt is missing.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 83.00 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: Label attached to back neckline: 34

At right inner shoulder seam printed labels: COTTON HELANCA/ WASH BY HAND ONLY/ IN LUKEWARM WATER
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1969
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1969
User: Ms Prue Acton, 1969-1988
References: RMIT Collection

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