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Name/title Maker Production date Description
Gumboots Gumboots
Bata Industrials
Circa 2009
White PVC gumboots with yellow soles. Gear worn as part of work uniform at Pukeuri Freezing Works.
Wedding Ensemble - Skirt and Jacket Wedding Ensemble - Skirt and Jacket
A skirt and jacket. Worn in 1871 when Martha McNab married Robert Gray at Pukeuri.

A = Skirt. Brown striped taffeta, with cotton tape waistband. The material is a light chestnut with vertical stripes of dark brown flanked by gold. At the bottom is attached a 110mm wide ruffle of material which has been press pleated ( ie it has not been sewn ). At the very edge of the skirt is a burgundy cotton tape. There is one side pocket. The skirt has two metal hooks and eyes on the waist band, but that is all, there does not appear to have been any fastening. Lined with a hay coloured starched cotton.

B = Jacket. Rather long jacket, with a pulled in waist. The jacket is of the same material as the skirt, with brown velvet insets. There is an hour glass panel along the back. The collar is velvet, as are the inverted cuffs. The front panel is also velvet, a wider hour glass than the back. The front is fastened by two hooks and eyes at the collar and twelve wooden buttons. The jacket is lined with a brown cotton. The interior has a cotton tie.
Sir Ernest Shackleton's Gloves Sir Ernest Shackleton's Gloves
Sir Ernest Shackleton's gloves, made of skin possibly reindeer. A = Right Hand . B = Left Hand.
Sport uniform Sport uniform
Yellow and black dress. Worn by Mrs Bessie Clark (nee Wilson) of Ardgowan while playing sport, likely hockey.
Dress with matching scarf Dress with matching scarf
Dench, Marjory Mary (b.1934, d.2018)
Maritza Boutique (estab. Circa 1966, closed Circa 1978)
Mid 1970s
An empire line dress.

a) The dress is full length with full length flared sleeves. The cotton fabric used for the dress is printed with an abstract design of trees in shades of brown, green, gold, purple, pink and pale blue. The dress fastens down the front with 16 metal buttons. There is a label in the neck of the dress. It reads "Made by Maritza Boutique Oamaru 1970's.".

b) scarf. A scarf made from the same fabric as the dress. Fringed at each end with pale yellow fringing.
Bracelet Bracelet
Jackson Brothers
Sterling silver cuff bracelet. Oval shape, hinged at one side and the other has a small button which when pressed opens the bracelet. Front has small round projections on both sides. Scrolls and sprigs of leaves engraved. Raised scroll work is inlaid with rose gold. In the centre is an engraved branch with little leaves while larger leaves are inlaid and with rose gold and yellow gold. The back is plain but is engraved 'Presented to MISS S A SPEDDING - from the teachers of North School- OAMARU April 1884'.

Three lots of hallmarks lion and t, the mark for Chester and a J.B.S. These marks indicate the piece is sterling silver, manufactured in Chester, England, in 1882.
Miner's Helmet Miner's Helmet
Circa 1940s
Black miner's helmet. Inside has padding for head. From Ngapara Colliery and Kilns of Captain Nimmo.
Fan Fan
Ostrich feather fan with 16 mother of pearl supports. A taxidermied hummingbird is attached to the fan. A cream coloured tassel attached to the handle. This fan belonged to Agnes Reid of Elderslie Estate.
Walking Stick Walking Stick
McHardy, Charles (b.1844, d.1914)
Carved wooden stick in the shape of a small shepherd's crook. Carved with decorative details including sheep, lion's faces, ferns and thistles.

Original provenance states from Balmoral Castle Aberdeen Shire. Carved by shepherd while minding his flock.
Sea Trunk Sea Trunk
Circa 1864
Wooden trunk that belonged to James Little of Corriedale. Used by James in 1864 when he came to Canterbury, New Zealand as a shepherd.

Quite plain on outside. Opening the lid one finds a deep recess with, near the top, a small unlidded compartment. On the bottom of this compartment, are two little drawers, 245mm long x 142mm wide x 55mm high. One of the drawers has a small brass ring as a handle (the other one is missing).
There is a large drawer beneath the main compartment.

The lid has two, black metal hinges, rather narrow. Written in pencil inside the lid is James Little - Baittaws [?], Lamington, 1862'. Lamington is in Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Visiting Card Case Visiting Card Case
Hilliard and Thomason (estab. 1847)
Sterling silver, heavily engraved case for holding visiting cards. The pattern is foliate scrolls. On the back is a clear area, bordered with a belt design. Within this area has been engraved a basket containing flowers. The reverse has the same pattern and is engraved,'E J C'. The case is believed to have belonged to Emma Josephine Campbell, wife of Robert Campbell of Otekaieke. It was possibly a wedding gift. Upon opening the top of the case the hallmarks can be seen.