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Afternoon Waitress' Apron

Black satin apron with a small bib and small pocket. There is green, brown, pink and yellow embroidery round the bottom, on the bib and on the pocket, depicting roses. There is lace edging on the bib. ...

Air Raid Warden's Uniform

Navy-blue woollen Air-Raid Warden's uniform jacket, with a cloth belt and a silver metal buckle. It has silver metal buttons, cast with the letters C. D. and a crown. There are four large buttons on the ...

Ankle Boots

These size five ankle boots, produced from kid leather, belonged to local author George Eliot. George Eliot (born Mary Ann Evans) was a local authoress based in the Coventry and Nuneaton district, ...

AP Borg & Beck Tie

Blue tie with a red and white diagonal stripe. AP BORG & BECK is embroidered in red near the bottom of the wide end. It has a paler blue polyester lining. The tie is made of polyester and was made by ...


A Victorian black silk and lace apron, c.1870. There is lace detail to the bib and pocket.


A delicate white muslin over-apron with a hook and eye fastening at the back. There is embroidery along the hem and sides with a lace trim to the hem.


A white cotton apron with lace edging. It has woven vertical stripes and satin ties at the edges.


A beige linen full length apron with a bib. There is a cotton loop around the neck which ties around the waist. 'Bellot' is embroidered in blue on the bib.

Army Book 64. Soldier's Service and Pay Book

Red cloth covered Army Book 64. Soldier's Service and Pay Book. It belonged to Kathleen Riches who was in the ATS during the Second World War. She was based in Bicester.

ATS Uniform

Khaki coloured wool jacket from an ATS uniform. It is single breasted with four brass buttons decorated with the Royal coat of arms. There are two breast pockets with smaller buttons of the same design ...

ATS Uniform

Khaki coloured wool A-line skirt from an ATS uniform. The skirt has a hook and eye fastening at the front, there is also a button hole but the button is missing. There is a pocket sewn into the skirt ...

ATS Uniform

Khaki coloured wool cap from an ATS uniform. There is a thin strip of brown leather around the front of the cap and a brass ATS badge. The uniform belonged to Kathleen Riches who was based in Bicester. ...

Automotive Products: Foreman's Jacket

A navy blue shop foreman's jacket. The letters 'AP', for Automotive Products, are embroidered on the left breast pocket. It was made by Murray Uniforms of Coventry.

Ball Dress

A ball dress from the Edwardian period. The dress is made from cream satin and has a full length skirt which has gold and white beaded decoration. The dress has a v-neck, a bodice and short puffed sleeves....

Ball Gown

Ball gown of green material with a woven floral pattern and a starched muslin underskirt, c.1956.

Ball Gown

Gold satin dress with red and gold sequins and a gold thread decoration, 1952.


A long, thin, strip of textile, possibly a belt. It is made up of black, red and white thread.


A belt made of white felt with gold embroidery. The belt widens in the middle to a diamond shape with a tassle suspended from it. There is a hook at the bottom for attaching a purse.