Blue Flocked Paper Nylon Dress
Short dress in blue flocked 'paper' nylon; round neck, short cap sleeves. Short full skirt is pleated into waist. Back has 'V' neckto long zip at centre back. Fully lined throughout. Flocked pattern is bands of floral motifs alternating with a scallop design to resembel broiderie anglaise.. Maker: Duprez. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Black and Gold Lurex Cat Suit
Black and gold lurex cat suit.Long sleeves, V neck and long zip to centre front. Wrists and ankles are trimmed with gathered nylon ruffles; also around neck and along the zip line to below waist. Label: S to back neck.. Date: 1970 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Silver and Paste Diamond Necklace
Paste necklace on a silver metal chain consisting of linked square-cut stones in silver metal settings. The front portion of the necklace has looped pendants of the same stones with three larger drop pendants to the centre. Clasp and ring to secure. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Welsh Woollen Waistcoat
Welsh woollen waistcoat in shades of blue, red and green. Edge-to-edge front secured by gilt clasp, unlined, two patch pockets to either front. Garment edged throughout in navy blue. No size.. Maker: Caerwys. Date: 1985 - 1989 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Multi-Coloured Striped Dress
A line dress with short sleeves and V neck edged with shirt-style collar. Fabric had bold multi-coloured vertical stripes with small inset panel of diagonal stripes at centre front of neck opening. Long zip to centre back. Home sewn. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Brown Leather Handbag
Brown leather handbag; four rows of vertical top-stitching down the centre front. Decorative gold metal clasp and rings to secure and attach strap, which may be adjusted to form a shoulder strap. Lined in brown fabric with internal zipped pocket - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Grundig Dictaphone
Dictaphone, in two black plastic housings. Central section can be removed to reveal two small tape reel. There is a small clear window in either side to view space on tape. No obvious means of power source (possibly plugs into another machine?). Maker: Grundig. Date: 1960 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Grey Primark Handbag
Grey handbag with black geometric designs. Silver grey handles (2) and details with silver metal studs to front. large silver grey topstitched flap with large silver metal ring and press stud to secure. Internal zip across the length of the bag. Inside is fully lined with zipped security pocket. Label (inside): 100% Polyurethane, Retail Label: Primark S. White £4. Maker: Primark. Date: 2009 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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White Velvet Wedding Dress
short velvet wedding dress, white, with drop shoulders gathered into V neck bodice, waisted and darted. Bias cut skirt (was shortened after wedding). Side zip; hooks and eyes (3) above zip. Back neck faced with velvet.. Date: 1957 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Two Vegetable Dishes with Lids
Two vegetable dishes with lids; smaller dish has ceramic ladle and saucer. Pale blue floral pattern on white ground. Impressed back-stamp (worn - may be Wedgwood). Some gilding, worn in places - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Electric fan
Electric fan (possibly with heating unit inside). Red louvred plastic casing with three-blade fan inside. Black flex and two pin Continental plug. Chrome integral stand. Black on/off switch at rear.. Maker: Vortice. Date: 1960 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Midnight Blue Philip Kunick Evening Coat
Loose fittingn evening coat, round neck with double scallop detail and bow to left side. Half length sleeves, wide fitting. Fully lined.. Maker: Kunick, Philip. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Dress and jacket in grey marocain
dress : grey marocain, with three quarter length sleeves, embroidered bodice and pleated skirt which has been shortened. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Cotton Lilac and Green Mini Dress
Mini dress in lilac and green cotton; scoop neck with frilled and pin tucked collar front and back with scalloped edge. Shaped at bust, short skirt; damask-style print.. Date: 1960 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Socks with Toes
pair of long beige socks with multi-coloured toes. Rust-coloured 'fleur-de-lys' and multi-coloured geometric patterns from ankle to knee; plain ribbed band to top. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Peacock Blue Corded Jacket
Jacket of peacock blue synthetic corded silk. Yoke embroidered in turquoise and decorated with white beads. 3/4 length sleeves, fitted waist, two front buttons (black - one missing). Back belt, 'V' neck with white pique cotton showing behind neckline.. Date: 1950 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Rust Coloured Flower Print Dress
Rust coloured flower print dress, sleeveless with front lacing bodice. Shaped bodice, gathered at waist, tulip shaped skirt. Green, white and blue floral design. Metal zip to centre back. partially lined. Date: 1970 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Evening Dress with Black Bodice and Long Floral Skirt
Evening dress with black ruched bodice with tie halter neck. Long floral skirts and black underskirt. Maker: Ronald, Joyce. Date: 1980 - 1989 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Dress and jacket in blue machine lace
Long dress of blue machine-made lace with an underdress of blue crepe, U-shaped neckline, cap sleeves and a belt. Date: 1930 - 1939 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Red Panasonic MC-E470 Vacuum Cleaner
Upright vacuum cleaner in red plastic housing with attachements. On/off switch to left hand side. Maker: Panasonic. Date: 2000 - 2009 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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