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Bracelet - Prue Acton, `Flying Fruit', Handpainted Wood, 1985 Object Reg. No: SH 942079

Summary:
This bracelet was designed and manufactured in Melbourne by Prue Acton P/L in 1985, from the designs of textile artist Deborah Leser. These examples were worn by the donor. Part of the range developed from Prue Acton's 1985 Melbourne Cup outfit 'Stained Glass'. The emphasis was on colour. The Flying Fruit range had 50 interchangeable pieces.
Description:
Wooden braclet handpainted in a design by Deborah Leser - brightly coloured pineapples, bananas, cherries , watermelon and orange on a bright blue background. Inside is painted black.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 11.00 cm (Height), 7.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, jewellery, women s clothing accessories, making history - prue acton, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: Prue Acton, Fashion Designer (1943- ), Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING & PERSONAL ACCESSORIES
Secondary Classification: Jewellery
Tertiary Classification: bracelets & bangles
Inscriptions: Painted on outer rim: Flying Fruit
Artist: Ms Deborah Leser, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1985
Manufacturer: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Designer: Ms Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1985
User: Ms Prue Acton, 1985 or later

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