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Dress Clip

1993.911 (RS207280)

Description

This cast white metal dress clip is set with pave and baguette colorless pastes in an angular geometric pattern. It attached to the neck or back of a gown with the large hinged clip on the reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1920-1940
Material
glass (material)
white metal
Object type
Clothing; Clothing Accessories
Descriptive terms
Clip, Clothing
Clip, Dress
fasteners
glass (material)
white metal
Women's Clothing
Dimensions
2 x 2 1/8 x 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.911
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
102856
Reference Notes
The Fayerweather Family Papers and The Fayerweather Family Photographs, Massachusetts Historical Society. (see Fayerweather accession file for a description of these collections). The best information on the Fayerweather family is in John B. Carney, "In Search of Fayerweather: the Fayerweather Family of Boston," parts 1-3, "New England Historical and Genealogical Register" 144, no. 1 (January 1990): 3-21: 144, no. 2 (April 1990): 151-168; 145, no. 1 (January 1991): 57-55.

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