A cut steel chatelaine

19th century

Object Place: England


43 x 28 x 2 cm (16 15/16 x 11 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Steel cutwork, bone, and silk velvet lining

Not On View


Europe, Jewelry


Jewelry / Adornment

A cut steel chatelaine with face of hook in shape of bat, nine pendants of varying length, holding a chain purse, a pin box (?) or needle box lined with blue velvet, a pin case (at one end of a double chain, other piece missing), a thimble case in shape of bucket, stylus, a pair of embroidery scissors, a knife, and a note book with ivory leaves, on one leaf a pencilled note still remains.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb