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Chatelaine with Etui

Artist/maker unknown, English

Geography:
Made in England, Europe
Possibly made in Birmingham, England, Europe
or made in Birmingham, England, Europe

Date:
c. 1760-1765

Medium:
Enamel on copper with hand-painted and gilt decoration; brass mounts; steel

Dimensions:
7 1/16 x 2 x 13/16 inches (17.9 x 5.1 x 2.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1975-140-144a--d

Credit Line:
The Richard P. Rosenau Collection, 1975

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Label:
Chatelaines are large hooks that attached to belts and on which all sorts of useful objects, including etuis, were suspended. Etuis are small cases that hold personal items; they were carried in a pocket or hung from a chatelaine.