Grey check two-piece replica 1880s dress
Replica 1880s dress. Grey check two-piece dress with tartan trim and separate bustle. Maker: Murdock, Margaret. Date: 1994 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Laurel Short Pleated Skirt
Short pleated skirt with box pleat to centre front, and wide pleats all around. Pale blue with flamboyant design in pink, yellow and grey. Wide waistband with buttonhole and large gilt button with lion motif. Smaller buttonhole and jigger button to inside of band. Fully lined in pale blue.. Maker: Laurel. Date: 1980 - 1989 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Evening dress of royal blue panne velvet
Evening dress of royal blue panne velvet, 'V' neck to back, sleeveless, fitted full-length, bias-cut. Matching belt with elaborate filigree clasp. Date: 1930 - 1939 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Yellow TMC Telephone
Telephone in yellow plastic housing with push-button controls. Volume control dialon left underside. Complete with wire and socket connector. Receiver attached by coiled plastic flex. Maker: TMC Ltd - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Tweed Neatawear Jacket
BVlue and green tweed longline jacket with scooped collarless neck. Single breasted with four buttons/holes. Two small pockets; buttons under flaps. Buttons to centre-right of long sleeves. brown lined throughout. Label (in side seam): Pure wool 50707679 and Neatawear London Design. Maker: Neatawear. Date: 1970 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Purple and Blue Kameez Lehenga and Dupatta
Purple and blue kameez, lehenga and dupatta. Kameez has long sleeves, cord fastens with tassels to back neck. Square neck and open front. Dabta work to on front.Fully lined. Measurement: bust 88cm; length 70cm. Lehenga has elasticated and tie waist; decorated with dabta work. Fully lined. Measurement: waist 66cm; length 110cm. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Green and Orange Shirt
Green, orange and cream shirt with a triangle and circle design. Long sleeves and small green buttons down the front. A small collar and a small vertical panel down the back. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Portable Radio
Portable radio in cream and orange housing. Handle is incorporated into body of radio; front has black plastic grill with tuning panel above. Tuning buttons to right hand side in silver gilt metal.. Maker: Hira - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Jazz Eau de Toilette Bottle
Perfume bottle; black and white zig-zag container (sampler). Labelled (front): Jazz Eau de Toilette Yves Saint Laurent and (back adhesive label): Demonstration Not for Sale. Impressed on base: 100ml 33 fl oz Made in France Paris Yves Saint Laurent. Maker: Yves, Saint, Laurent. Date: 2007 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Heavy Black Nylon Janet Coltman Skirt
Heavy black nylon skirt, very full with zip opening. Label: Janet Coltman Ltd London, England. Maker: Janet, Coltman, Ltd. Date: 1960 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Kodak Instamatic 33 Camera
Instamatic camera in black plastic housing with cream plastic trim. Lens has settings for different light conditions, and a manual knob to advance the film. There is a black woven carrying handle to one side.. Maker: Kodak - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Babys Long Christening Gown
Baby's long gown or christening gown. white cotton, short sleeves with broiderie anglias trim. Floral detail broiderie on bodice. Drawstring fastenings to back. gathered at waist; long full skirt. Pin-tucked detail around bottom of gown. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Cerise and Navy Blue Travona Dress
Mid-length A line dress with round neck and short sleeves. cerise and navy abstract all-over pattern with plain navy collar and decoarive insets to bodice and centre front. Zip to centre back. Label: Travona, Made in Italy !00% polyester and laundry instructions.. Maker: Travona. Date: 1980 - 1989 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Black Printed Ossie Clark Dress with a Design of Feathers
Black printed dress with a design of feathers/ferns and flowers in bright red, yellow. blue and green. Plain round neckline with drawstring and centre front split opening. short puff sleeves. Side zip; long gored skirt cut on bias. Very slim fitting - label : 'Ossie Clark'. Maker: Clark, Ossie. Date: 1970 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Thermos Wide Mouth Food Jar
Wide mouth food jar in original packaging with two instruction leaflets. Blue marble effect metal housing with silvered glass inner jar, cream plastic seal with red switch and cream plastic outer top. Silver gilt carrying handle.. Maker: Thermos. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Selecta Slide Projector
Slide projector in gunmetal plastic housing with slide tray for 30 slides. Integral carring case opens to reveal screen (12) and compartment for wire and plug. Orange button to lower right hand side to advance slide show; rotating control for focus and dial for brightness.. Maker: Agfa - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Bronze Bridesmaid Dress
Bronze bridesmaid dress with square-cut neck cut to form two lapels, Short sleeves with outsize slashed cuffs. Bodice is darted at bust and back waist. metal zip to RHS; waist is bound. Long skirt with panels (x4) and machined hem.. Date: 1954 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Black crepe dress with white couched embroidery on front neckline
Black crepe dress with white couched embroidery on front neckline; half-sleeves; round neck with slit at front, fastened with one hook and eye. basque at waist; 'A' line skirt with single kick-pleat at back; no side fastening. Has been altered (shortened). Date: 1930 - 1939 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Floral Laura Ashley Dress
Aqua cotton dress with floral pattern in pink and white. Bodice has half-length puffed sleeves and has five self-covered buttons at centre front to dropped waist. Bodice finished throughout with piping. Zip to left hand seam; pocket in right hand seam.. Maker: Laura, Ashley. Date: 1980 - 1989 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Hoover Vacuum Cleaner
Vacuum cleaner with two circular brushes at base. Lightweight in two tone white and yellow plastic housing.. Maker: Hoover. Date: 1960 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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