Turtle dress clip (two of a pair)
Medium or Technique
Wood, plastic (phenolic resin), brass
Not On View
This dress clip features a carved wood turtle with a rootbeer bakelite shell and brass eyes.
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