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Bag - Louis Ferrier, Clutch, `Green the World', Melbourne Cup, 1989 Object Reg. No: SH 942139

Summary:
This clutch bag was designed and manufactured in France by Louis Ferrier in 1989. It was worn by the donor with the `Green the World' ensemble (still in the donor's collection) to the 1989 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.
Description:
Rectangular green fabric clutch bag lined with black leather. One compartment and zip pocket inside. Fastened at front flap with metal stud.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 15.00 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: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING & PERSONAL ACCESSORIES
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: bags
Inscriptions: Fabric label stuck inside, black printed on white: MADE BY/LOUIS-FERRIER/GENUINE LEATHER.
Manufacturer: Louis Ferrier, Paris, France, 1989
User: Prue Acton, Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1989
References: RMIT Collection

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