Knitted C and AJumper Dress
Multi-coloured sweater dress; 'V' neck, long sleeves. Wide horizontal stripes of blue, navy blue and multi-coloured yarn. 'A' line skirt. Label has been partially cut away, but name is partly visible. . Maker: C and A - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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White Nylon St Michael Bra-Slip
White nylon/polymide bra-slip. Elasticated under bust. Upper part of cup are lace and there is a lace frill to hem.. Maker: Marks and Spencer - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Kite Strings Furnishing Fabric by David Parsons
Piece of red furnishing cotton with black and white motifs. Attached selvedge piece marked Kite Strings Designed by David Parsons. Date: 1956 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Black Wrap-Over Dress
Black wrap-over dress with green lining and leaf pattern. Bodice has 'V' neck edged with silver-grey ribbon. Short, loose and floating sleeves. Bodice loose fitting blouson style with belt of silver-grey ribbon. Flowing 'A' line skirt with silver ribbon detail. Large leaf and flower design in grey, orange and yellow. Fully lined, plastic zip to back. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Mans CWS Khaki Wool Shirt
Man's shirt of khaki wool with semi-front opening. Label: CWS Size 8. Maker: C, W, S. Date: 1945 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Prelude in C Sharp Minor/Polonaise in A Major
Record: C.1292. Speed 78 RPM. Rachmaninoff: Prelude in C Sharp Minor and Chopin: Polonaise in A Major. Maker: H.M.V. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Irridescent Purple Ludlow Dress with Beads
Purple dress; sleeveless with scalloped neckline. Black applique bead swirls on bodice. Metal zip to side seam. two pockets to skirt front which have scalloped edges. Full skirt. Label: Designed by Ludlow. Maker: Ludlow. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Singer Electric Sewing Machine
Electric Sewing Machine in carrying case. Black metal with decorative base. Marked Singer to front and The Singer manufacturing Co to top. Foot control; attachments in well in base. . Maker: Singer - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Brionvega Radio Receiver
Radio receiver in square chrome housing with holes punched in. Rectangular press buttons (set at angles) and tuning knobs. No dial or markings. Maker: Brionvega - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Vintage Model: Foden Steam Wagon Tate and Lyle
Vintage wagon from the Ledo Collectibles range. Model number DG091009. Blue and cream box with clear cellophane insert to front. Still factory sealed.. Maker: Ledo. Date: 2001 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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The Midget Hand-Held Sewing Machine
Hand held sewing machine in brown painted metal housing with silver metal working parts. Red bobbin holder with metal post/red cap for spools of thread. Operated by squeezing top and bottom sections together. Contained in yellow plastic support and original brown cardboard box. Label (on box): LEROCO. Box contains 22 small spools of different coloured threads.. Maker: Leroco - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Brownie 127 Camera
Camera;Black Front has 1 lense Top has grey wheel to turn the film and button to take pictures Back has viewpoint and red hole to see number of pictures left Material strap attached Bottom has twist button to open and stamp stating 'Made in England by Kodak Limited London'. Maker: Kodak. Date: 1960 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Bratt-Colburne Sunrise Electric Fire
Electric fire with coal effect in metal basket, high domed back. Maker: Bratt-Colburne. Date: 1930 - 1939 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Pink Silk French Knickers
Pink (tea-rose) silk french knickers edged with a narrow band of ecru machine-made lace; waist elasticated at back. Date: 1940 - 1949 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Mans Short Sleeved Montage Pour Homme Shirt
Man's shirt; short sleeved with lurid pattern in turquoise, dark blue and white. Six buttons to centre front; patch (buttoned) pocket to left-hand breast. Labels: Montage Pour Homme and S 100% Silk Made in China and washing instructions.. Maker: Montage, Pour, Homme - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Philishave Electric Razor
Electric razor in white and brown plastic housing. Two circular heads protected by a clear plastic cap. Two strand white plastic flex with 2-pin plug. In black leatherette case ith red felt-like lining. Maker: Philips. Date: 1960 - 1965 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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White Figured Satin Wedding Dress
Wedding dress in white figured satin; long, full skirt with built-in semi-train, panelled and hand hemmed. Bodice has a built-in stand collar, slashed at centre front. Raglan sleeves narrowing to wrist, coming to a point over the back of the hand; two press studs to secure. Long zip to centre back.. Maker: Edwards, Mary. Date: 1958 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Bouffant Veil and Head-Dress
Bouffant veil with white circular floral headdress. Donated in original box, badly damaged so discarded, but label retained ' Melles Bouffant Bridal Veil Nylon Net No 94421 Price 3507 1 Veil'. Date: 1963 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Guipure Lace Scullcap and Veil
Guipure lace scullcaop with fine net (short) veil attached, with fine elstic band to secure to head. Pleated net to front of cap and net band at back to secure hair. Veil tightly gathered to cap. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Short Wdding Veil with Floral Band
Wedding veil; short fine cream net in two layers, with floral band of pink and blue flowers with green leaves. Ribbon trim is decorated with the same pink and blue flowers. Net has raw edges and is set onto a plain white headband. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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