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48 plastic hair rollers of various sizes and designs. The rollers are green, blue, and salmon coloured.
Accession No
TM2003.285

Name/Title
Wedding dress designed, made and worn by Joan Dukes when she married (Russell) Lowell Dukes in New Plymouth on 6 May 1936. Sleeveless, silk gown in a cream colour. Dress collar gathers as a bow at the front. Row of buttons down the back. Matching jacket with pleats at the back and three buttons at the back. Dress fully lined, jacket unlined.
Accession No
PA2016.153

Name/Title
Red cotton sundress with sprays of blue, red, white, green and yellow. Fitting bodice with narrow shoulder straps which thread through loops down the back and tie at the waist. Circular skirt. Fully lined in red.
Accession No
A92.769

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A blue/green/lavender chiffon cape which is an oblong shape with the neck scooped out and slit to form the front opening which fastens with two grey buttons and embroidered button holes.
Accession No
A92.768

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Black stiffened fabric belt with a small rectangular buckle. Has prong and three holes punched at opposite end.
Accession No
A92.785

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Blue/green lavender chiffon dress with narrow shoulder strap ties. A full circular skirt and fully lined with blue taffeta.
Accession No
A92.767

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Red cotton floral sleeveless bolero. Ties at front
Accession No
A92.770

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Long full skirted, pale green patterned dress featuring repetitive head and shoulder portraits of a young woman within a floral framework of lavender and green. Sleeveless with a low neckline surrounded by a cape-like collar. Skirt has pale blue taffeta lining.
Accession No
A92.771

Name/Title
Black crepe evening gown with a "bra" top which ties in a small bow centre front. Multiple shoulder straps (three narrow ones on each side). Criss cross over to the lower cut back. Full circular skirt. Narrow matching belt.
Accession No
A92.779

Name/Title
White silk taffeta full length gown. Has fully gathered skirt and a close fitting basque forming a "V" in the front. Deep "V" neckline back and front. Puffed sleeves. Eight pink and white organdie flowers attached to back of seam of basque. Back zip fastening. c1982.
Accession No
A92.739

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Pink machine embroidered organza bridesmaid's dress. Fully gathered skirt over both stiffened net and taffeta underskirts. Fitted bodice. Wide square neckline with a slight upward curve in front. Slightly gathered cap sleeves. 52cm lavender zip fastener at back.
Accession No
A92.781

Name/Title
Black evening gown of chiffon over satin. Bodice of chiffon is a 94cm rectangle with a high neck and back opening thus giving a cape-like effect and is attached to the circular skirt. The attached satin underskirt has a fitted bodice, 2cm wide shoulder straps and a flared skirt.
Accession No
A92.780

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Sleeveless, full length blue floral nylon dress. Low cut, cross over back with narrow ties at the waistline - tying in the front. Slim fitting long skirt flaring from the knee line due to eight godet insertions. Zipper back fastening. Fully lined with blue taffeta.
Accession No
A92.772

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Cream wool full length circular skirt. Scooped front neckline. Long fitted sleeves. Puffed above the elbow. White taffeta underskirt attached at waistline. 55cm nylon zip fastening at back.
Accession No
A92.778

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Bright orange/yellow floral on navy background. Long sleeves with white crepe buttoned cuffs. Horse shoe shaped neckline - white crepe collar. Fitted bodice. Circular skirt. Buttoned from neck to hemline - full length. c1965.
Accession No
A92.777

A large white polyester banner with yellow, purple and black text with a central purple design. " TARANAKI WOMEN / CELEBRATE [yellow]/ N.P.D.C.[black] / WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE / WHAKATU WAHINE / AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND / 1893 ~ 1993 [purple]". The yellow text is against a purple background. The bottom left corner has a tag, and the top edge is folded over to fit a pole.
Accession No
TM2002.307

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A small badge of brown woollen fabric. " LAND SERVICE " is embroidered in light blue on the fabric.
Accession No
PA2010.182

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A small square of open weave fabric which is printed in black with an emblem of the New Zealand Women's Land Service. The emblem features farm buildings, a rural landscape tools, produce, livestock and a tractor. A spade is at the centre foreground. " NZ WOMENS / LAND SERVICE /1940-1946" is also printed on the fabric.
Accession No
PA2010.181

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A small green glass toilet bottle in the shape of a pea pod. Enamelled with coloured flowers and gold swirling patterns. The bottle is topped by a brass hinged lid with small chain and brass ring attached.
Accession No
A77.101

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This spinning wheel or Charkha comes from the "Swat" area of Pakistan. It consists of a two part ornately carved "T" shaped wooden frame, and two turned and carved wooden uprights set into the cross piece of the frame. A rod passing through the uprights holds four broad slats at each end seperated by a barrel like device. These slats are spaced evenly to become the wheel. There appears to be a piece missing that would assist in turning the rod by hand. There are fine tool like devices with the wheel.
Accession No
A84.313

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A nephrite heart shaped pendant with gold clasp and chain pendant. A carved owl is perched on crescent moon with a face is carved on the pendant.
Accession No
A82.201

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Gold plated ring with a three tiered rectangular frame holding 42 stones. Contained in a pink box with a hinged lid, which is broken. Is green on the inside with 'N.D. Stubbs & Sons Ltd / The Square / Palmerston North' on a sticker on the inside lid.
Accession No
A85.108

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A round, clear glass perfume bottle with an intaglio starred base, a three tiered shoulder, a short neck with a thick overlapping lip, and a domed stopper. It bears a trademark "C.R." entwined within a circle surrounded by "Roger and Gallet, Paris". The neck is ringed with a paper label, and a label on the front shows a reclining lady with the words "Miss Flirt, Essence for Handkerchief." There is still some liquid inside the bottle.
Accession No
A83.175

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A flat mother-of-pearl thread winder with serrated bumps on each of the rounded corners.
Accession No
A89.549

Name/Title
A flat mother-of-pearl thread winder which looks a little like a Maltese cross.
Accession No
A89.548
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