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Outfit - Hot pants outfit

From the Collection of Brighton Historical Society First Floor Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre (Old Brighton Town Hall) Corner Carpenter and Wilson Streets Brighton Victoria

Description
Two-piece hot pants outfit made from cream synthetic 'Estacel' (Courtaulds acetate fibre) and rayon with red dots and plain red synthetic fabric.
.1 - Blouse: fastens centre front with five red plastic buttons.
.2 - Hot pants: fastens centre back with zip.
Object Registration
T0044.1-2
Keywords
hot pants, 1970s fashion, going away outfit, dorothy rabinov, ricki reed, melbourne designers
Historical information
Shaw family collection. This outfit was Mrs Shaw's 'going away' outfit for her wedding in 1972.

Ricki Reed was a Melbourne-based label founded by designer Dorothy Rabinov.
When Made
1972
Made By
Ricki Reed (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Label woven, metallic gold on white acetate, centre back blouse and shorts: ricki reed / ALL RAYON
Label printed, black on beige acetate, centre back blouse and shorts: Estacel and / RAYON / COURTAULDS ACETATE FIBRE
Last updated
14 Aug 2019 at 10:57AM