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Dress, Fur, and Shoe Clips64 of 67QuestionsPastel Cabochon Set - 2 Dress Clips and a Brooch
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    Posted 11 years ago

    LFlynnOC
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    I found this in my grandmother's jewelry box after she passed away. I have no idea what it is. I have been searching the internet and have not seen anything like it. I asked a couple of people at work who are into vintage jewelry and they both thought it was a type of clip for a sweater. It has a marking inside one hand that appears to say 1950 by I.I.E Co. I searched for this name and came up with nothing. Any info about it or what it might be worth would be greatly appreciated.

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    Comments

    1. Natalie, 11 years ago
      I have one almost just like it. I was told it's a scarf clip.
    2. sss., 11 years ago
      I like your hankie chip, I have one, just like it. The chain goes around the purse handle and the hand holds you hankie or handkerchief.
    3. Heather G., 10 years ago
      Hi there, LFlynnOC. What you have is a glove holder. The clasp holds a pair of gloves (and a proper lady NEVER went out without her gloves). The chain fastened it to the strap of the purse. And footnote to sss: a hankie clip is a good guess; however, back in those days, a hankie was a private accessory for dabbing one's moist brow, or discreetly blowing one's nose. It would never have been considered for public display on a glove clip. It was stowed in the bottom of your purse or tucked inside your sleeve.

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