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Bangle - Prue Acton, Purple, Painted Wood, 1980s Object Reg. No: SH 942353

This bangle was manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in the 1980s. It was designed by staff member Corrin La Roque, and originally retailed for $65. 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.
Painted wooden bangle. Purple, green, blue and pink. Round red sticker inside.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 4.50 cm (Height), 11.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, jewellery, women s clothing accessories, making history - prue acton
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Secondary Classification: Jewellery
Tertiary Classification: bracelets & bangles
Inscriptions: Handwritten in black ink on sticker: $65.
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980-1989
Designer: Corrin La Roque, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980-1989
User: Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980-1991
References: RMIT Collection

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