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Necklace - Prue Acton, Purple Painted Wood, 1980s Object Reg. No: SH 942351

Summary:
This necklace was manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in the 1980s. It was possibly designed by staff member Corrin La Roque. It was worn by the donor.

According to ex General & Marketing Manager of Prue Acton Pty Ltd all ranges were accessorised for local and overseas markets.
Description:
Wooden necklace of semi-circular shape and six beads, three on either side, joined together by a black satin cord. Handpainted with inscription. Two red circular stickers on back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 45.00 cm (Height), 15.20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, jewellery, women s clothing accessories
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING & PERSONAL ACCESSORIES
Secondary Classification: Jewellery
Tertiary Classification: necklaces
Inscriptions: Handpainted on wood, in red paint: FOR PRUE WITH LOVE CORRAN XX.
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980-1989
Designer (Possible): Corrin La Roque, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980-1989
User: Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980-1991
References: RMIT Collection

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notfor publication Posted on 01 Jun 2010 8:12 PM
Inscriptions: "..with love corran.."
Designer: "corrin"
Too hard basket for the correct name?

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