Gold, ivory, other metal; leather, silk
Overall: 7 3/8 x 3 1/4 x 3/8 in. ( 18.7 x 8.3 x 1 cm )
Chased gold chatelaine with implements and case; the hook suspends the étui at the center flanked on both sides with smaller acorn shaped containers (possibly thimble holders); overall rinceau design with women in togas eating grapes and putti interspersed; contains two-leaf ivory note tablet with metal brad at the bottom for pivoting, pocket knife, and the top of a needle case holder (?); leather case is lined with pink silk and is clover shaped at the top.
Gift of Miss Margaret Van Rensselaer
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