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What was a chatelaine used for?

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What was a chatelaine used for?
A chatelaine is a decorative hook that is worn on the belt. From the chatelaine hung a series of chains that were designed to hold a number of gadgets or accessories that someone might need during their day. Shop a range of antique and vintage chatelaines on 1stDibs.
1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
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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

Antique silver plated chatelaine, Buddhist Deities
Located in NEWARK, GB
An incredible antique silver plated chatelaine. A truly beautiful piece, designed to be worn
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19th Century British Belts

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

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