Hair clasp: floral design

Object Number: 
INV.11708
Date: 
1880-1920
Medium: 
Bakelite, rhinestone
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 4 3/8 x 7/8 in. ( 4.4 x 11.1 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Bakelite hair clasp made to look like tortoise shell, horizontal rectangular shape is wavy, remnants of floral garland design painted across the center with the flowers having rhinestone center, the prong at the back is hinged on one side and slips under a hook on the other.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group