Chatelaines: Utility to Glorious Extravagance

Cummins, Genevieve E.; Taunton, Nerylla D.

Published by Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 1994
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No creases, tears or writing. The jacket has minor shelf-wear but looks nice. The jacket flaps are lightly sunned at the top. The binding is straight and strong. Chatelaines are essentially decorative and useful waist hung items. This book provides a history of chatelaines with special attention paid to the 19th century, when the Victorians used them for keys, sewing, dance, perfume bottles, spectacles and purses. Illustrations show the quality and variety of the examples produced. In addition, the book contains historical and sociological information about the people who wore and used chatelaines as well as much new material and information, collected together for the first time. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Chatelaines are essentially decorative and useful waist hung items. This book provides a history of chatelaines with special attention paid to the 19th century, when the Victorians used them them for keys, sewing, dance, perfume bottles, spectacles and purses. Illustrations show the quality and variety of the examples produced. In addition, the book contains historical and sociological information about the people who wore and used chatelaines as well as much new material and information, collected together for the first time.

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Title: Chatelaines: Utility to Glorious ...
Publisher: Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Publication Date: 1994
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.

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