Owl dress clip
Medium or Technique
Plastic (phenolic resin), brass, glass
Not On View
This brass dress clip features an angular owl’s head with prong-set, red rhinestone eyes. Extending below the owl’s head is a smooth curve of red bakelite.
PAT 1801128 [on clip mechanism]
Between about 1970s and 2018, acquired by Carole Tanenbaum, Toronto, Ontario [see note]; 2018, gift of Carole Tanenbaum to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2018)
NOTE: This is part of a large collection of costume jewelry given to the MFA in 2018, which had been built over about 40 years.
Gift of Carole Tanenbaum