Gold Victorian Dress
Gold dress, full skirt, fitted boned bodice lined with cotton, long sleeves, high round neck, piped seams, bodice coming to a point at the front. Date: 1840 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Red and Blue Crochet Sleeveless Cardigan
Long sleeveless edge to edge cardigan; hand crochet in bands of navy blue and red treble crochet. Cardigan is edged in red double crochet. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Red Blanes Pleated Dress
Red pleated dress; button fronted, sleeveless with 6cm wide straps. Shaped bodice has V neck and pleated red satin ribbon detail around waist. Pleat front skirt with large satin-covered button detail at centre front of skirt. Starched cotton underskirt. metal zip and hook and eye to centre back. Labels: Blanes London Size 10 and dry cleaning instructions.. Maker: Blanes. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Button Fronted Dress with Lace Trim
Button fronted wollen dress with buttons and lace trim. Pastel checked fabric, sleeveless with shirt-style collar, pin-tucked pleats to front of bodice. Buttoned through to just below waist. Skirt gathered at waist with gathered and lace trimmed flounce at hem. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Sony Transistor Portable Television
Transistor portable television with styling based on a projector or movie camera. Circular screen can be varied as to angle. Carried by expanding side strap. Aerial. Maker: Sony - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Black Gros-Grain Slip-On Shoes
Black slip-on shoes; gros-grain, with peep-toes and bow in self-fabric. Low wedge heel. No label. Date: 1981 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Kodak Instamatic 100 Camera
Instamatic camera in black plastic housing with chrome trim; wrist strap and black leather carrying case. Chrome fascia. Donor's name and address in Dymotape inside case. Maker: Kodak. Date: 1965 - 1975 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Remington Electric Razor
Razor in black plastic housing with silver metal trim, blades unguarded (shield missing), black flex and 2-pin plug. Complete with black plastic carrying case with press-stud fasten. Made in the USA. Maker: Remington. Date: 1960 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Mens Berkatex Peach-Finish Trousers
Olive peach-finish trousers; pockets to sides and back, adjustable waistband. Label: Berkatex 100% Cotton 32 waist, 31 inside leg. Maker: Berkatex. Date: 1998 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Black Flapper Dress
Black polester 'flapper' dress with three tirs of fringing. High waisted, dress has three tiers. Sleeveless with narrow shoulder straps with fringing. Long zip to centre back. No - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Brooch and Matching Earrings
Gilt metal brooch in the form of branches studded with artificial pearl 'blossoms' and 'tied' with bows studded with blue and clear glass 'stones'. With matching clip-on earrings. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Star Wars Pog
A 'Star wars' Pog for playing a children's game; popular in the mid-1990s. Played like tiddly-winks. Wrapped in sealed cellophane.. Maker: Walkers. Date: 1995 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Three-Strand Gilt Necklace with Artificial Pearls
Short necklace of light weight gilt metal chains one of which contains a short centre section of artificial pearls and gilt metal beads. Date: 1960 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Red Salwar Kameez
Red salwar kameez. Kameez has long sleeves, diamond cut pattern to neck and stand collar. Slits at each side and paisley pattern at the hem. Measurments: bust 88cm, length 112cm. Salwar in same fabric; elasticated waist with paisley pattern around the lower edges. Mesuements: waist 81cm, length 88cm. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Brown Grosgrain Handbag
Brown grosgrain with gilt clasp and rim. Inside lined with brown rayon taffeta ; small elasticated pocket with mirror. Label: Modebags London. Maker: Modebags. Date: 1950 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Cream St. Michael Lace Bra-Slip
Cream lace bra-slip; wired cups edged with frill, lace straps with white metal adjusters. Small pink and green ribbon rose at centre front. Lined in cream mesh. Elasticated back secured with two metal hooks.. Maker: Marks and Spencer. Date: 1960 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Halfords GP4 Battery Charger
Battery charger in black metal housing and in original cream and red cardboard box.. Maker: Stellar Components Ltd. Date: 1990 - 1999 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Maroon Fine Check Marldena Cocktail Dress
Maroon fine check cocktail dress, short sleeves, gored kirt and finished with black velvet bands.Large pointed collar edged in black velevet, four small buttons down centre front opening to waist. Shaped bodice with deep 'V' to back and front; long, very full skirt. Unlined.. Maker: Marldena. Date: 1955 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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New Look dress and jacket in pale blue-grey wool crepe
dress : Round neck with short back zip and stitched neck trim in form of a bow. Three-quarter length sleeves with shoulder pads. Bodice with decorative seams and two decorative buttoned tabs. Pleated skirt. Broad belt with cloth covered buckle.. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Bright Pink Shoe with Low Wedge Heel and Peep Toe
Bright pink shoe with low wedge heel and peep toe. Maker: Bally. Date: 1990 - 1998 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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