three chatelaines

Silver-mixed-chatelaine-larger-image2-718x1024A sterling silver chatelaine complete with a whistle, folding buttonhook, coin purse, vinaigrette, and thimble bucket.

Picture 2A very early sewing chatelaine, circa 1680, complete with a pincushion ball, combined needle case and thimble holder, and scissors case.

Picture 1The Tiffany chatelaine, circa 1885, includes a combin- ation perfume bottle and vinaigrette and notebook with pencil.

Source: Collector’s Weekly :: The Killer Mobile Device for Victorian Women

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