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Chatelaine

Description

Chatelaine for a belt used for carrying small objects. This one is composed of Bible clasps, collected by an English aunt and given to Mrs. Charles J. Bonaparte in 1871. Hanging from the belt by chains are scissors, a pencil, a knife, a pincushion, a vinaigrette, and a notebook.

Creator

unknown

Date

1871

Materials

Silver

Resource ID

12054

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles J. Bonaparte

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.