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Handbag - Prue Acton, Purple & Bronze Leather, `Titanium', Melbourne Cup, 1983 Reg. No: SH 942108
- This handbag was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1983, by company designer Maree Menzel. It was worn by the donor with the `Titanium' ensemble (SH 942104) to the 1983 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.
- Ladies handbag with shoulder strap. Purple/bronze painted leather folded into a triangular shape. Allover decorative stitching and a piece of titanium at one corner. Fastens with a zip. Embroidered red flower sewn inside.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
|Dimensions:||61.00 cm (Height)|
|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|
|Primary Classification:||CLOTHING & PERSONAL ACCESSORIES|
|Manufacturer:||Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1983|
|Designer:||Ms Maree Menzel, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1983|
|User:||Prue Acton, Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1983|