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Handbag - Beige Fishnet, `Minerals', Melbourne Cup, 1982 Object Reg. No: SH 942103

Summary:
This outfit was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1982. It was worn by donor with 'Mineral's ensemble (SH 942100) at 1982 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 shaped beige cotton fishnet and suede (pigskin) shoulder bag with zip fastener.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 65.00 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
Primary Classification: CLOTHING & PERSONAL ACCESSORIES
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: bags
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1982
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1982
User: Prue Acton, Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1982
References: RMIT Collection

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