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Shoes - Prue Acton & Guido Pasquali, `Titanium', Melbourne Cup, 1983 Object Reg. No: SH 942106

Summary:
Pair of woman's high-heeled shoes painted in purple / bronze colours. Foot of shoe rises to ankle with wing-like flaps at back; 10 cm stiletto heels. The shoes were designed by Prue Acton P/L designer Maree Menzel, and made by Prue Acton Pty Ltd & Guido Pasquali, 1980 - 1983. They were worn by the donor, Prue Acton, in 1983 with the 1983 Melbourne Cup outfit SH 94.2104-2109.
Description:
Pair of woman's high-heeled shoes painted in purple / bronze colours. Foot of shoe rises to ankle with wing-like flaps at back. 10 cm stiletto heels. Sole and inner lining are leather.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 20.00 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion industry, race wear, women s footwear, guido, guido pasquali milano, 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
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: footwear
Inscriptions: Fabric label inside both shoes, brown on cream: GUIDO PASQUALI/MILANO/MADE IN ITALY.
Manufacturer: Guido Pasquali, Milan, Italy, 1980-1983
Designer: Ms Maree Menzel
Commissioned By: Prue Acton Pty Ltd, Milan, Italy, 1980-1983
Date Made: 1980-1983
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1983 or later
User: Ms Prue Acton
References: RMIT Collection

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