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.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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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
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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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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Olfsen Leather Jacket
Leather jacket, bomber style in antique leather with high stand collar, zip front with front plaquet with buttons and loops to secure. two large pleated patch pockets with flaps to lower fronts, deep elsaticated waistband. Sleeves are full and gathered into buttoned cuffs with patch pocket to left sleeve; velcro fastens. Fully lined and padded. Viscose lining.. Maker: Olfsen. Date: 1990 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Kodak Duoflex ll Camera
Box camera in black metal housing with black knob to right hand side to move film along. The front is picked out in silver and black with 'Kodak Duoflex II Camera' above the lens and 'Made in England by Kodak Limited London' below. Has corded adjustable carrying handle. In original brown canvas case.. Maker: Kodak. Date: 1955 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Arab Filigree Pendant and Chain
Arab pendant,in dark golden brown metal filigree work, bell shaped with chains finished with tiny bells. Attached to a smaller bell and then to a baton shape, ending attached to long chain. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Black Crepe Shift Dress
Simple black fine crepe shift dress. High scoop neck, sleeveless. Hook and eye fastening to back of neck, metal zip to side seam. Two kick pleats at skirt hem. Black embroidery detail to shoulders. Beading at waist (has been unpicked/deteriorated - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Kodak Instamatic Camera
Camera, in removable black leatherette case. In silver metal and black plastic housing. Silver metal switch at side to take photograph; black plastic rocker switch at top to change the lens setting. Pictographs for varied weather conditions; indicators for flash distance either side of lens to front. Silver arow to left hand side to allow back to open to change film - instrucion panel to outside back Wind Film to Stop - small window reveals number of exposures. Small catch for strap (missing) to
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Grey Wool Jersey Dress
Grey wool jersey dress, three quarter length sleeves, 5 plastic grey buttons at front, grey metal zip at back, collarless, pleating around neckline and waist.. Maker: Pampelane. Date: 1946 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Pink and White Polka-Dot Dress
Cotton dress with scoop neck, edged in pink. Sleeveless, princess-line with alternate vertical bands of pink and polka-dot fabric. Low neck to back with large plain rink bow. Long zip to left hand seam. Bound and machine finished hem. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Black Crepe Dress with Pintucking
Black crepe dress, five black covered buttons with frogging. Cross-pintucking on the top with feature diagonal fabric, Pleated from diagonal plackets at hips. Small collar. No Label. Side zip (removed). Date: 1940 - 1949 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Sparkly Disc Shaped Earrings
Sparkly silver plastic earrings in the shape of small discs with lrager discs hanging from them. Clip fastening. Date: 1970 - 1988 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Navy Blue Jacket and Waistcoat
Navy blue jacket and waistcoat (part suit) Jacket is single breasted, three buttons to centre front, horizontal pocket to L breast, diagonal pockets with flaps to lower fronts. Lined in mavy man-made fabric. Date: 1968 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Emerald Green Lehenga and Kameez
Emerald green lehenga and kameez with gold dabta work. Kameez has long sleeves and side slits, round neck. Measurement: bust 90cm. Lehenga is emerald green with georgette overskirt with dabta work; front opening. Elasticated waist. Measurements: waist 64cm; length 93cm - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Short Green Bolero-Style Jacket
Short bolero-style jacket with large 'Peter Pan' collar and 3/4 length inset sleeves. Made of emerald green silk shot through with navy blue, lined throughout in orange silk. Front is single-breasted with four bands of frogging and press stud to neck. Darted at bust and waist. Date: 1961 - 1962 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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White Cotton Blouse with Embroidered Fronts
White cotton blouse, long sleeves, frilled stand collar, shoulder pads and embroidered fronts in floral design of red, green and navy. Label: Anne Campbell M. Maker: Anne Campbell. Date: 1989 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Narrow Tootal Tie
Narrow tie with square ends; dark brown with narrow horizontal yellow and orange stripes. Label: Tootal. Maker: Tootal. Date: 1960 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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