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Woman's belt

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Chain belt made of ornate gold-colored links, with gilt British half-penny coins dated 1967 attached to the outside (head side of coin showing, with profile of Queen Elizabeth, and inscription: Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina F:D). Hook and chain closure, with pendant gilt one-penny coin, also...

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Provenance

Purchased at a Massachusetts charity sale, about 2005; Gift to the MFA, March 21 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward

English, about 1967

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 84.5 cm (1 x 33 1/4 in.) Other (diameter of pendant coin): 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2007.300

Medium or Technique

Gilt metal and gilt copper coins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes