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Cardigan & Vest - Prue Acton, Dark Grey Knit, 1965 Object Reg. No: SH 942391

This cardigan and vest set was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1965. It was originally worn by donor.

The two pieces could be worn separately or together. They could also be worn with grey jersey trousers and white shirt underneath with a tie, or with a Harris Tweed coat.
Dark grey woolen knit set of cardigan and vest, with red and white trim on all edges. Both fastened at front with hook-and-eyes, both are collarless and have two patch pockets at the front. Cardigan has long sleeves.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 86.00 cm (Height)
Dimension Comment: .2: 72.00

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, making history - prue acton, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- ), Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- )
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: ensembles
Inscriptions: Fabric labels sewn inside back of nec: 34

Labels inside side seams: 12, 18, 42
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1965
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1965
User: Ms Prue Acton, 1965 or later
References: RMIT Collection

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