Braun Portable Radio
Battery or mains operated with leather carrying strap. Housed in light grey plastic, orange Braun logo on white horizontal tuning screen (German graphics). Retractable aerial. Maker: Braun. Date: 1960 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Summer dress of crepe with floral design
Summer dress of crepe printed with floral design in green, yellow, orange, black on white. Short wide sleeves, draped neck, frills at front and hem. Date: 1930 - 1939 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Laura Ashley Frilled Dress
Sleeveless dress in blue cotton with green plka-dots and four-tiered skirt. Narrow shoulder straps and boned bodice. Maker: Laura, Ashley. Date: 1975 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Blue Full-Length Evening Dress with Bolero
Blue, full-length evening dress with bronze leaf design to waist. Matching bolero. Shaped and boned bodice, narrow straps and long skirt. Embroidery to back and front. Metal zip. Bolero also has bronze leaf embroidery to shoulders.. Maker: Baker Sportwear. Date: 1930 - 1939 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Ross Clock Radio
Clock radio in black plastic housing. Four push button controls to LH side and clear LCD clock to top RH side. Turning control button to lower LH side. Integral base and electrical connections. In original box with instruction leaflet and receipt.. Maker: Ross. Date: 1989 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Wedgwood Blue Plastic Butter Dish
Blue plastic butter dish with white plastic relief decoration of classical figures on lid.. Maker: U-Plas. Date: 1960 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Long Black Berkatex Evening Dress
Long black evening dress with large diamond shaped embroidered panel (over shiny green lining) to centre front beneath bust. Bodice is gathered at bust, has 'V' neck and long sleeves with elasticated cuffs. Long plastic zip to centre back.. Maker: Berkatex - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Black Silk Dress with Handkerchief Hem
Black silk dress. 'V' shaped lace inserted to bodice. Sleeveless, lined with silk underslip. Handkerchief hemline edged in lace.. Date: 1920 - 1929 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Mini Pinafore Dress
Pinafore dress, mini-length in beige synthetic knitted fabric. Low scooped neck, sleeveless, back zip and gored skirt. Label 'Diana Martin, London'. Maker: Martin, Diana. Date: 1960 - 1965 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Red Barratt Shoes with White Trim
Red ladies shoes, with white trim; leather heels, pointed, rounded toes. Label: Barratt.Made in Italy. Heels worn down. Maker: Barratt - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Marks and Spencer Pleated Skirt
Permanently plaeted skirt with an arrangement of alternately large and small plaets. Side zip and button fastening.Label: Marks and Spencer. Complete with original paper label.. Maker: Marks and Spencer. Date: 1950 - 1955 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Blue Dress With Green Embroidery
Dress of blue corded synthetic fabric with green embroidery and silver bead trimming on the fronts. 'V' neck, three quarter length sleeves with cuffs, gored, knee-length skirt, side zip. Rubberised under-arm dress shields.. Date: 1940 - 1949 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Tweed Three Piece Suit
Grey brown tweed woven with fine fine green and red stripes. jacket; single breasted, fitted waist, 3 outside pockets. 1 inside, cuffs button with 3 buttons. Waistcoat; single breasted, 5 button fastening. Trousers; wide straight legged, no turn-ups.. Date: 1970 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Black and White Long Sleeved T-Shirt
Long sleeved T-shirt, printed with all-over design of a woman's face in black and white. Maker: Marshall, Lester. Date: 1970 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Ladys suit in tweed, with straight skirt and short, shaped jacket
Lady's tweed suit in pink, green and blue weave. Short, shaped jacket with three buttons; straight skirt with back kick-pleat (has been shortened). Maker: Hebe Sports. Date: 1959 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Small Black Sequinned Bag
Samll handbag; black fabric, round, with metal clasp to top and gold metal chain handle. Lined in black with small integral pocket. Label: Made in Hong Kong back of bag is plain fabric, front is beaded in grid pattern filled with sequins. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Black Damask Dress
Black damask woven acetate viscose dress. Low neck with big collar; five small decorative glass buttons down the front; long sleeves with buttoned cuffs, flared shape; waist loose, back zip. Label 'Dumarel'. Maker: Dumarel. Date: 1960 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Place Mat, Quilted and Embroidered; Made from Conran Fabric
Based on a printed Conran fabric fabric from Habitat. Hand embroidery,back stitch, running stitch and buttonhole stitch in pale pink, mid pink, cerise cotton a broder thread and violet cotton perle thread. A singl 'tear drop' motif outlined or partially filled with stitches and concentric 'tear drop' shapes stitched to overlap with the repeat motifs above and below. The back stitches and running stitches are used to form the quilting. . Maker: Lingwood, Margeth, Mrs. Date: 1966 - 1970 - from the
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Long Dress in Animal Print
Long dress of animal print. Low scoop neck (bound with self-fabric) and small puff sleeves (bound at hem). Top is darted to bust and has a diamond shape cut-out to centre front. Long metal zip to centre back. Maker: Seventh Heaven. Date: 1970 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Black Synthetic Patent Shoes with Embroidered Detail
Black synthetic patent shoes. Small heel (5cm), low front and pointed toe. Embroidered stylised leaf pattern in brown, purple and green to each outer side.. Maker: Flexability - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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