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A. Marshall, Dyer and Scourer

This is an oil painting depicting the premises of A. Marshall, Dyer and Scourer in St Ann's Street in Nottingham and which was painted by Arthur Goodwin in 1898. In the lower right corner is inscribed ...

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 ...

Alice Willes

A portrait of Alice Willes c.1880-1910.

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, ...

Anklet

This is a metal anklet from the Malay Peninsula. It is decorated with lines and flowers in deep relief. The anklet is one of a pair that were worn by Malay women.

Anklet

This is a metal anklet from the Malay Peninsula. It is decorated with lines and flowers in deep relief. The anklet is one of a pair that were worn by Malay women.

Antler Cone

The use of this antler cone is uncertain. It may have been a pendant. Alternatively, it could have been a symbolic amulet, perhaps to encourage fertility, or even a miniature drinking horn. AD 410 ...

Apron

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

Apron

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.

Apron

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

Apron

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.

Assise of Bread [John Powell, editor], 1608 - woodcuts, p.D1v, detail.

Bakers at work: Shakespeare's neighbours. In towns few people baked their own bread on account of the dangers of chimney fires. The baker’s role was one of the most important in any community, ...

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. ...

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.