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A small brown rectangular Girl Guides fabric badge featuring a horizontal yellow line. "GIRL GUIDES" is written in yellow below the line.
Accession No
PA2005.237

Name/Title
A small white fabric badge. "HUATOKI COY. 4TH NEW PLYMOUTH" is written in blue on the badge.
Accession No
PA2005.240

Four brown strips of fabric held together in one corner by blue thread.
Accession No
PA2005.241

Name/Title
A small metal five pointed star badge attached to a square of green fabric. "3" is embossed in the centre of the star. A metal fastener prevents the star from slipping off the fabric.
Accession No
PA2005.239

A small yellow loop of fabric held together at one end by white thread. This is a Brownie section badge.
Accession No
PA2005.242

Name/Title
A small navy blue Girl Guides badge featuring a green three leafed clover with a small star in the central leaf. "GIRL/GUIDES" is written in green above and below the clover.
Accession No
PA2005.238

Name/Title
A white handkerchief made of a cotton and silk blended material. In the corner there is ink writing that reads " No. 31 Flight - 1839 ".
Accession No
A91.921

Name/Title
A white cotton and silk blended handkerchief that reads: "No. 1 Flight - 1839".
Accession No
A91.922

Name/Title
A cream-coloured satin brocade bodice that ends at the waist. The front and back match in design with a diagonal opening of snap fasteners at the front. Wide pleats start at the shoulders and run diagonally down to the waist. Between the pleats there is a triangular lace insertion at the yoke. The sleeves of the garment are elbow-length and end with a band of lace. The edges of the neckline and sleeves are also decorated with a row of grey glass beads. There is a hook and snap fasteners for attaching to the skirt around the waist.
Accession No
A91.208

Name/Title
Fan
A cream-coloured brisé fan made of fine guardsticks of ivory or bone. The fan has nineteen guardsticks that are held together by a brass rivet and a silk ribbon that is weaved through. Each guardstick is 2.5cm wide at the top and tapers to 0.5cm at the bottom. They are finely carved with abstract shapes that are identical on the inside seventeen sticks. The two sticks on the outside ends have different matching shapes than those on the inside. The fan is finished with two cream-coloured tassels attached to the brass rivet which is made of cotton thread with a small white bead on each.
Accession No
PA2006.022

Name/Title
A three-part wedding headpiece with a headband and two matching hair ornaments. The headband is a half-circle shaped wire that is embellished with a cluster of gold paper flowers and leaves that have been coated in a layer of wax followed by a lustrous glaze. Underneath the wax, the paper has been shaded with a dark line around the edges and midrib of the leaves. On each side of the headband there is a narrow gold elastic band attached. The stem of the two hair ornaments is made of wire that has been wrapped in paper. From the stem there are shoots of flowers and leaves that match those found on the headband.
Accession No
PA2006.021

Name/Title
A white satin wedding gown with cream-coloured cut velvet flowers all over. The gown has a variation of long kimono sleeves that narrow snugly around the wrist and a mandarin collar. The front of the bodice has a seam up the centre front and two darts for shaping. The skirt is very full and has a slight train in the back. It is lined with rayon. There is a hook and eye at the collar on the centre back and a zip that runs from the neckline until just below the waist.
Accession No
PA2006.019

Name/Title
A set of wooden inserts to keep the shape of a pair of military riding boots. The inserts come in four parts with a handle on the top of each for removing from the boots. The letters "L" and "R" are carved into the top and the bottom has a green felt lining.
Accession No
PA2004.073

Name/Title
Cap
A black woollen New Plymouth Boys' High School cap. A yellow stripe runs around the bottom of the hat and a white circular stripe runs around the top of the crown. The cap is has eight panels and a narrow visor in the front. The inside is lined. " Kaiapoi / SIZE 7 / MADE IN NEW ZEALAND " is written in red on a white label inside the cap. " BARRIE MALLON " is stamped twice in very faded ink on the label.
Accession No
A97.407

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A cream-coloured waist-length bodice with two front pleats trimmed with appliquer floral lace. The bodice is shaped with darts and stiffened with thirteen bones on the inside. The sleeves are very lavish with rows of tucked silk chiffon on top of a net base from the shoulder to the elbow. Below that, there are long pieces of full and flowing chiffon. Where the two differently applied chiffons meet at the elbow there are overlapping layers of appliquer flowers. There is a low neckline on the garment, a waistband, two decorative buttons on the back of the bodice waistband and three beaded floral pieces attached at the back neckline. A row of hook and eye tape fastens the open back.
Accession No
A67.344

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A waist-length jacket made of cream-coloured satin brocade with floral and ribbon motifs decorating it. The jacket is part of a matching bodice and skirt set. It has three bones along the back seams which have a green tack stitch at the top and bottom of each. Down the centre-front opening there are nineteen pearl buttons that are painted with a shimmer paint and handsewn buttonholes. One button is missing from the bottom of the jacket. The sleeves are constructed with two pieces of fabric and are fitted from the elbow to the wrist. There are curved darts at the centre front for shaping and pleats that are attached at the centre back of the waist. The collar is high and made of a floral embroidery on lace netting. A short lace ruffle edges the collar. Around the waist of the jacket there are four hooks for attaching to the skirt.
Accession No
A91.207

Name/Title
A white cotton lace sleeve that has been removed from a garment. The lace is made of a repetitive pattern of flowers in the guipure Honiton Lace style.
Accession No
A59.300

Name/Title
A white cotton lace sleeve that has been removed from a garment. The lace is made of a repetitive pattern of flowers in the guipure Honiton Lace style.
Accession No
A59.299

Name/Title
A cream-coloured satin brocade skirt that is decorated with a floral and ribbon pattern. The skirt is part of a set that includes a bodice and jacket. The skirt is long and has several pieces of fabric patched together. The construction of the garment includes panels and uses of gores for a slightly flared shape. Around the waist there are snap fastenings and eyes for attaching to the bodice and jacket. The skirt is backed.
Accession No
A91.206

Name/Title
A white wedding veil made of cotton netting. The veil is a large rectangular shape that is edged with machine chain-stitching. The stitching runs straight down the sides and forms flat bows at intervals. Along two sides, the chain-stitching is scalloped and continues to form bows. In the four corners there is an elaborate white silk flower appliqué design. The design has three fabric flowers applied to the netting with a chain-stitch and surrounded by chain-stitched scrolls and leaves.
Accession No
PA2006.020

Name/Title
A cream-coloured satin sleeve constructed of one piece of fabric. The sleeve is curved and has a slit at the elbow. It has pin marks around the underarm from where it was removed from a garment and it is lined with cotton. At the end of the satin there is a piece of attached sheer silk that has been shaped into a cuff and fastens with a hook and eye.
Accession No
A59.479

Name/Title
A light brown velvet skirt with a cotton waistband. The back of the waistband and opening fasten with a hook and embroidered eye. The hooks along the opening have been removed. There are three rows of tucks along the hem of the skirt.
Accession No
A97.433

Name/Title
A princess-style gown made of narrow striped silk. There are sixteen metal buttons down the front and six buttons on the cuffs of the balloon sleeves. There is a narrow pink velvet ribbon edging the cuffs, the double standing collar and along the front of the armholes. The narrow ribbon runs in sets of three. A wide band runs in sets of three from the shoulder at the back into the waist. Each piece ends with a tail that flares out upon the bustle. The shoulders are dropped and the sleeves are very full with a narrower foundation of brown cotton. The bodice is mounted on grey twill with an inner waistband attached at the back. There is a deep pocket in the right-hand side seam, three wide bands of pink ribbon along the bottom of the skirt and the hem is finished with a row of wide kilting.
Accession No
A67.034

Name/Title
A cream-coloured satin sleeve constructed of one piece of fabric. The sleeve is curved and has a slit at the elbow. It has pin marks around the underarm from where is was removed from a garment and is lined with cotton. At the end of the satin there is a piece of attached sheer silk that has been shaped into a cuff and fastens with a hook and eye.
Accession No
A59.478

Name/Title
A silk chiffon gown with a strip of satin fabric on the right-hand shoulder that falls down past the waist to the skirt. There is a satin waistband with a flower that the strip of satin crosses with. There is another satin band further down the garment in the middle of the skirt. On top of the band there are applied floral lace pieces. The sleeves are made of chiffon that is pleated and there is a braid trim decoration found throughout the garment. There is a hook and eye at the centre-back along with a bow.
Accession No
A81.627
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