Scottish Tartan Waistcoat
Scottish tartan waistcoat, collarless with four metal buttons to centre front. Darted at front and back; fronts come to points over hip bones. Lined in navy blue man-made fabric. Blie, green and brown tartan.. Date: 1990 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Cotton Sleeveless Floral Print Shift Dress
Cotton sleeveless dress with multi-coloured floral pattern. V neck back and front with dropped armholes. Vent to centre back. Dress is gathered onto small yoke across the shoulders; no shaping. Bias binding stitched to inside at waist level; may have been intended for elastic. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Blue and silver courtelle and lurex dress
Blue and silver courtelle and lurex dress, woven with a geometric design. Plain, slightly flared straight dress, sleeveless with polo collar, centre-back zip and silver plastic belt. Maker: Courtelle. Date: 1960 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Red Dress with Lace Trim
Long wrap-over red dress with shawl collar edged with white lace. Fabric has small raised white check pattern throughout. Bodice has large white buttons to waist, two rows of two to give double-breasted effect; press stud to secure at waist. Short sleeves end in deep cuffs which are trimmed with a broad band of lace. Long skirt has unpressed pleats to waist and is finished with three bands of lace at the hem. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Gold Lurex Dress with Bow and Buttons
Short, straight gold and brown lurex dress; round neck, 3/4 sleeves, darted at front and back, with long metal zip to centre back. Dress has shaped side panels from underarm to hem, which forms an inverted pleat at left hand side, finished with four large self-covered buttons and a bow at waist. The pleat is left unstitched at the hem for 10cm forming a kick pleat. Label (side seam): Size 38 Order No 460. Date: 1950 - 1959 (late) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire U
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Blue, Black and White Ossie Clark for Radley Dress
Blue black and white floral print dress, short sleeves, full skirt, back zip and frills at shoulders - label : 'ossie Clark for Radley. Print by Celia Birtwell'. Maker: Radley. Date: 1970 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Orange and Black Lerose Dress
Orange maxi dress with empire line bodice with square neckline and black embroidered diamond pattern. Long sleeves gathered at cuffs with same diamond pattern and two black buttons. Plain orange long skirt. Bodice is lined; plastic zip to centre back. Labels: Lerose 12 Made in Great Britain and Dry Clean Only 100% Polyester. Maker: Lerose. Date: 1970 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Travelling Shaving Set
Man's travelling shaving set comprising nail file, styptic pencil, razor, tweezers and comb. Contained in black leather case with red baize lining. Zip all around to close.. Date: 1980 - 1989 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Dolls clothes. Gold velvet skirt (?)
Gold Skirt (?) enden with pearsl (gold and white) and golden, silver bids work and lace. Top partis hand stiched. The front part is very short about 8 cm lenhgt.Some bids worh have a form of flowera.Inside there is lable with number 3368-J The skirt (?) is in good condition.. Maker: Hartnell, Norman. Date: 1942 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Orange Psychedelic Simon Ellis Maxi-Dress
Psychedelic orange maxi dress with large stylised floral patterns. Slim fitting with 'cut'away sleeveless top and slashed down front from mid-thigh to hem. Edged with ruffle through slash and around hem. Long centre back zip. Armholes and neck lined with orange synthetic lining,.. Maker: Ellis, Simon. Date: 1970 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Oval Plates Bramble Pattern by W. Hulme, Burslem
Eight oval plates of various sizes. Part dinner service of green and white 'Bramble' pattern.. Maker: W. Hulme - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Paisley Patterned Kaftan
Black and paisley pattern long kaftan. long sleeves, round neck with button-down front. Black self covered buttons with rouleau loops to secure. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Norman Hartnell Seamfree Stockings
Pair of Bri-Nylon Seamfree 400 Needle Sheer Micromesh stockings. 'Nocturne' colour; in original packaging. Maker: Hartnell, Norman. Date: 1960 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Dark Blue Lurex Pleated Dress
Dark blue lurex dress, sleeveless, dropped waist, plain round neckline and shaped bust. Plastic zip at centre back for length of bodice. Scarf-style detail to back neck in self fabric. Lined throughout.. Maker: Massy, Simon - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Slop bowl and lidded sugar basin
Slop bowl and lidded sugar basin with a crude blue and white spotted. Maker: Opaque Utzschneider and Cie - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Red-golden dolls necklace
Red-golden nesklace, two pannels of red bids work around the neck ended with 13 golden triangles. At the back 1 press stud.. Maker: Hartnell, Norman. Date: 1942 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Processes of study in the arts and humanities
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