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What is a chatelaine for in sewing?

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What is a chatelaine for in sewing?
In sewing, a chatelaine is used for holding tools that a tailor or seamstress uses frequently. Many chatelaines double as decorative brooches. Depending on their design, they may hold a thimble, scissors, needles, seam rippers, thread cutters and other tools. On 1stDibs, find a variety of chatelaines.
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Victorian Chatelaine Perfume
Located in New York, NY
Victorian Chatelaine Perfume from the 19th Century of gilt and silver gilt metal. Retains original
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1870s French Other

Lovely Victorian Sterling Chatelaine
Located in New York, NY
Lovely Victorian Sterling Chatelaine circa 1870 with all the necessities for the modern woman
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Antique Late 19th Century American Arts and Crafts More Jewelry

English Silver Purse or Chatelaine
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful English silver purse or chatelaine on delicate chain. Graceful design with repousse
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Early 20th Century English Rococo Boxes

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Silver

Chatelaine in Gold, Mid-19th Century
Located in Paris, FR
Chatelaine with belt hook composed of three colors (green, pink, white) of intricately sculpted
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Antique 1840s French Pocket Watches

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Gold

Cherub Sterling Silver Chatelaine Perfume Bottle
Located in Atlanta, GA
This is an cherub sterling silver chatelaine perfume bottle. This canteen shaped perfume bottle has
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Early 20th Century Unknown Victorian Boxes and Cases

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Gold-filled, Sterling Silver

Antique Art Nouveau Silver Chatelaine Box
Located in Atlanta, GA
This is an antique Art Nouveau style silver chatelaine box. It comes from Austria with gilt inside
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Antique Late 19th Century Austrian Art Nouveau Boxes and Cases

Materials

Silver

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