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Gloves - Prue Acton, Navy & White, `Concorde', Melbourne Cup, 1984 Object Reg. No: SH 942114

This pair of gloves were designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1984. They were worn by the donor with the `Concorde' ensemble (SH 942111) to the 1984 Melbourne Cup.

Prue Acton's Melbourne Cup clothing was specially designed for her to draw attention to Australian designers and in particular her forthcoming winter range.
Pair of gloves. Hand and fingers in white cotton. Wrist in white and navy gro-grain decorated with white and navy stitched lines, which also creates triangle on back of hand.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 23.00 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, horse racing, melbourne cup racing carnival, women s clothing accessories, making history - prue acton
Themes this item is part of: Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- ), Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: handwear
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1984
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1984
User: Prue Acton, Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1984
References: RMIT Collection

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