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A Closer Look at our Miniature Glove Collection

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Sometimes, small can have a big impact – that’s how we feel about the miniature gloves found in our private museum! Measured at only a few centimetres, you may be wondering why we hold several pairs of gloves that can’t even be worn (well, unless there were some elves around that we didn’t know about!)

15th September 2016 / By / , , , , , , / Post a Comment
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A Look Back at Our Favourite Historical Adverts

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As you may know, we hold many fascinating gloves and artifacts in our private museum archives, so today we’ll be rounding up some of the best Dents adverts (and other related printed media from the 20th century) found in our collection. Let’s delve back in time…

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Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation Glove

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Congratulations to Queen Elizabeth II on becoming Britain’s longest reigning monarch! She has passed the record set by her great-great grandmother, Queen Victoria, by reigning for 63 years and seven months in total.

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Where Glove Style Started…


Gloves haven’t always been considered a fashion accessory – gone are the days when they were considered as a form of etiquette.

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Dents Vintage Clothing

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Did you know that Dents used to produce clothing? Our museum records show that manufacturing started c.1874, and ceased in 1971. On top of gloves and accessories, we previously sold shirts, ties, pyjamas, blouses, coats and jackets.

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