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Equipage (chatelaine) with central etui and two appendages

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During the eighteenth century, elaborate Rococo-style equipages with hinged belt hooks, decorative plaques, side appendages, and a central watch or etui (multi-purpose container) were fashionable accoutrements to formal dress. In this example, the belt hook and dependent plaques are cast in...

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Marks

Unmarked

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emily M. Babcock

English, about 1750

Object Place

France

Dimensions

24 x 10 x 2.1 cm (9 7/16 x 3 15/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.653

Medium or Technique

Gilt brass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment