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Hat - Peter Jago, Black Straw, 'Dressmaker', Melbourne Cup, 1987 Reg. No: SH 942127
- Wide brimmed black straw hat with flat crown. Designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Peter Jago in 1987.
It was worn by Acton with the 'Dressmaker' ensemble to the 1987 Melbourne Cup. The theme was based on design of the dressmaker mannequin, hourglass silhouette.
Prue Acton's Melbourne Cup clothing was specially designed for her to draw attention to Australian designers and in particular her forthcoming winter range.
- Wide brimmed black straw hat with flat crown.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
|Dimensions:||49.00 cm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, horse racing, melbourne cup racing carnival, women s clothing accessories, millinery, making history - prue acton|
|Themes this item is part of:||Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Inscriptions:||Printed white on black: PETER JAGO/EXCLUSIVE HATS/ MADE IN AUSTRALIA
Woven black on white: [logo]/PETER JAGO
|Manufacturer:||Peter Jago, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1987|
|User:||Prue Acton, Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1987|