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Handbag - Walter Steiger, `Stained Glass', Melbourne Cup, 1985 Reg. No: SH 942118
- This handbag was designed and manufactured in France by Walter Steiger P/L in 1985. It was worn by the donor with the `Stained Glass' ensemble (SH 942116) to the 1985 Melbourne Cup. The theme was based on colour, inspired by stained-glass windows.
Prue Acton's Melbourne Cup clothing was specially designed for her to draw attention to Australian designers and in particular her forthcoming winter range.
- Yellow leather rectangular shaped bag with shoulder strap and internal zippered section. Gold metal press studded clasp.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
|Dimensions:||668 mm (Height), 268 mm (Width)|
|Dimension Comment:||Maximum height includes strap extended. Without strap height is 183mm.|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||Inside front opening: WALTER STEIGER/PARIS.|
|Manufacturer:||Walter Steiger, Paris, France, 1985|
|Designer:||Walter Steiger, Paris, France, 1985|
|User:||Prue Acton, Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1985|