Child's bib clasp

American (Providence, RI)
early 20th century


Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 15.9 x 0.3 cm (1 x 6 1/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1372

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Two silver bunny clips attached with a chain. Reverse of each bunny is marked STERLING above an oval with the letters W and O inside and a horizontal line extending through the mark.

Markings

STERLIING/with impressed mark for Wachenheimer Bros., Inc. (Providence, RI) on the reverse of each clasp

Provenance

By 2010, purchased by Jacqueline Fowler, Stanford, CT; 2010, gift of Fowler to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler