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Black cotton rugby shorts with a cotton drawstring and the Canterbury of New Zealand logo embroidered in white in the left facing bottom corner. The price tag is still attached.
Accession No
TM2003.115

Name/Title
A short sleeved amber and black striped Taranaki provincial rugby supporters jersey." YARROWS / TARANAKI " is printed in white on the front. " genesisenergy " is printed on the back. The Canterbury of New Zealand and Taranaki Rugby Football Union logos' are embroidered on the left and right chest area.
Accession No
TM.2003.114

Name/Title
A Taranaki provincial rugby jersey. The jersey is machine knitted and features amber and black stripes. It has a white collar and a white number "4" is applied to the rear. A single button secures the front opening.
Accession No
TM2003.104

Name/Title
A Royal New Zealand Air Force Flight Lieutenant's World War II uniform. It has four brass RNZAF buttons down the front, four button down pockets with smaller brass buttons and a fob pocket. The trousers have a button up fly and plastic suspender buttons. The medal ribbons on the breast feature an Africa star, and a rosette badge sewn onto the North African medal ribbon. The jacket has a pilot badge on the breast and Flight Lieutenant stripes on the cuffs.
Accession No
TM2003.109

Name/Title
A black polyester ' Super Loop ' pre-knotted neck tie with a white plastic loop in two parts. An elasticated cord links the two parts together.
Accession No
TM2003.213

Name/Title
A green felt Queen Alexandra's Mounted Rifles hat with a khaki and dark green-coloured puggaree. "Q.A.M.R." is on a badge on the front.The badge features the name of the regiment on a band that encircles a landscape scene with a ponga tree fern at centre and the regiment motto 'AKE AKE KIA KAHA' at the bottom. The hat has a wide brim, brown leather sweatband and chin strap attached to the inside. The brim is edged with a thin strip of light brown fabric and there are two open-holed rivets on either side of the hat. The manufacturing label reads: "The Hat Factory" on the underside of the brim. On the opposite side it reads the owners name and regimental number: "Bain T55930".
Accession No
PA.2004.020

Name/Title
A St. John Ambulance sister's uniform comprising grey tunic and skirt with black fabric and elasticated neck tie. The tunic has two St. John Ambulance badges on either lapel, three St. John Ambulance buttons at the waist and one each at the shoulder. The tunic has two front pockets and the skirt has a side pleat at front and a pleat at centre rear. Both are lined with satin like fabric.
Accession No
PA2004.135

Name/Title
A black button front St John Ambulance officers tunic with two breast pockets, shoulder flaps and a belt. It has four buttons at the front and there are two silver coloured plastic badges on each collar. There are embossed buttons at the shoulder, breast pockets and front and two arch-shaped badges with " ST.JOHN" at the top of each sleeve and a winged Amalfi Cross on the left sleeve. There are three silver pips on each shoulder flap denoting the rank of officer. A Serving Brother medal bar is above the left breast pocket is a Serving Brother medal bar.
"SPECIALISTS IN / MENS SUITS / A ['A' larger font'] DVANCE [in between two horizontal lines] / NEWTON / AUCKLAND " is stitched in yellow thread on a rectangular black fabric label affixed below the collar on the interior of the tunic.
Accession No
PA2004.136

Name/Title
Hat
A white vinyl hat with black and white grosgrain ribbon around the crown and a wide black peak made of a heavy twill fabric. The brim is turned up at the rear half. The inside is covered with a grey synthetic lining. " Treister / Hats / S / 54cm / 55 cm / MADE IN N.Z ... (04) 699 027 " is printed in black ink on a white fabric tag stitched beneath the cap band on the interior.
Accession No
PA2004.132

Name/Title
A dark green synthetic fabric necktie with the insignia of New Plymouth embroidered at front and between two diagonal white stripes. The shield is divided into four with a black cross featuring five white stars. Each quadrant contains an image including one of a hei tiki, a cow,a ship and an airplane. Beneath the shield is a banner with the inscription "MAURI MAHI MAURI ORA".
Accession No
PA2004.173

Name/Title
A black hat made of a heavy twill fabric with a black brocade trim around the base of the crown. There is a black patent leather peak and strap. On the centre front there is a silver-coloured metal St. John Ambulance Association cap badge and two silver side buttons that feature the Order of St. John international motif, the Amalfi Cross. The interior band is burgundy vinyl with a blue cotton lining. The manufacturer's name is printed on the lining which has been covered with a circle of clear plastic stitched along the edge. The label reads: "Hills Caps Ltd./Uniform Cap Makers/Wellington N.Z./[size] 6 7/8".
Accession No
PA2004.131

Name/Title
A black and white striped jacket with two lines of red and blue running along the inner left edge of the white band. There are three bronze coloured buttons at the front and two cuff buttons, one of these is missing on the left arm. There is an embroidered monogram for New Plymouth Boys' High School on facing right chest pocket.
Accession No
PA2004.155

Name/Title
A black full length ceremonial Order of St John Commander of the Order robe with a gathered neck, high collar and cord neck ties and tassels. A large white fabric and a thread embroidered Amalfi Cross has been stitched onto the right facing breast area.
Accession No
PA2004.134

Name/Title
A pair of pink coloured wool knit long johns. They have a rib knit band at the ankles and a fly front with a three button fastening. There is a "V" shaped waistband panel at center back tightened by a pink criss-cross ribbon. A fabric label attached to the interior waistband reads " UNSHRINKABLE / ROSLYN / "DELTA" FINISH / No 85". A blue Roslyn monogram is stamped on the front. There are two " ROSLYN MILLS " labels attached on the left and right front exterior waistband and a diamond shaped paper label provides washing instructions.
Accession No
PA2005.010

Name/Title
An Opunake High School prefect's blazer. This is a blue woollen blazer with three flapless front pockets and central black plastic fastening buttons (1 missing). On the front left-hand side chest pocket is the Opunake High School crest. embroidered onto dark blue woollen fabric and then stitched onto the pocket. There is a central crest with images of a lighthouse, book and burning torch, and Mount Taranaki above the words " UT PROSIM PATRIAE ". Around this crest stitched in yellow and blue thread is a vine like plant and in the middle a white unfurling scroll. The school initials "0 - H - S" are embroidered in blue thread onto this unfurling scroll. Underneath this badge stitched in white thread onto two similar pieces of dark blue woollen fabric are "PREFECT" and "1961". On the inside collar of the blazer is a black label that reads "PETONE MADE IN N.Z.". Underneath this is a white label which reads "A KOROGLEN CLOTH MADE IN NEW ZEALAND BY PETONE".
Accession No
PA2005.019

Name/Title
A pair of yellow women's shoes. The shoes have a 6cm cork wedge heel, a heel strap, a side fastening buckle, and an open toe. Two wide straps run over the foot and two large plastic silver circle decorations are attached to the outside edge of each shoe. The sole of the shoe is plastic and cork. There is a wavy rectangular shape marked in orange on the upper sole of the right shoe. In the center of this is a partially visible marking that reads " BEACHCOMBERS ".
On the left (proper) shoe this " BEACHCOMBERS " mark is repeated and underneath are the words " by DEVON ". "6". is stamped on the sole of each shoe. On the inside arch of each shoe are comparative size markings. These are partially rubbed off. On the left shoe the markes " 6 " and " 7 " are visible. On the right (proper) shoe the marks " 6 ", " 7 ", and " 31 " are visible.
Accession No
PA2005.020

Name/Title
A cream-coloured lace wedding veil. The lace is made up of a floral pattern stitched onto netting that resembles Margot-style lace with its scroll designs and long-stemmed flowers.
Accession No
PA2005.172

Name/Title
A New Plymouth Girls' High School straw boater hat. There is a navy blue grosgrain ribbon trim and a navy blue and white striped hatband. This ribbon has a side bow. The underside of the hat's brim is coloured blue.
Accession No
PA2004.062

Name/Title
A rectangular Pukekura Lions Club pennant. The pennant is made of blue synthetic fabric and hung from a white plastic scroll with white fringe along the bottom edge.
Accession No
TM.2003.297

Name/Title
A cream and orange dress with a round neck, no sleeves, fastening zip up the back, and front and back pleats. It has an orange collar and cream body. At the hem of the dress is an embroidered floral design from orange wool. The dress is shin length.
Accession No
PA2005.169

Name/Title
A leather flying cap with a chin strap and buckle. The cap has two circular ear pieces with metal insets for communication apparatus and a peak which is secured to the crown with a snap fastening.
Accession No
PA2005.171

Name/Title
A white piece of crocheted lace with a repeating diamond shaped pattern. The top edge is straight and the bottom edge zig-zags in line with the diamond pattern.
Accession No
PA2005.175

Name/Title
A cream-coloured Swanndri jacket. The jacket has a collar and five plastic buttons on the front. The cuffs also button. There are two flap pockets with buttons across the front of the jacket. A black manufacturers tag is sewn near the collar and reads: "100% PURE VIRGIN WOOL XL REG/TRADE/MARK/ SWANNDRI".
Accession No
PA2005.196

Name/Title
Hat
A women's blue felt hat. The hat has a flat brim at the front which curves up around the side and the back. It also has a narrow blue elastic to be worn under the chin. There is a blue felt bow around the base of the crown.
Accession No
PA2005.182

Name/Title
A blue day dress. The dress has lace sleeves and detailing around the collar. It is lined with black fabric on the sleeves,collar and hem. There are four black buttons in the centre of the dress below the collar and two sets of three black buttons on either side of the dress near the bottom on both the front and the back.
Accession No
PA2005.021
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