A Vintage Bakelite, laminated Bakelite, dress clip that is two toned and carved is presented with a fabulous Art Deco motif!
Circa 1930's-40's, this Vintage Bakelite dress clip measures 1 1/2 inches in height and is 1 inch wide at its widest portion which is toward the middle. The shape and design of this Vintage Bakelite dress clip is quite unique and must be seen to truly be appreciated. It is quite deep, having a depth of just about 1/4 of an inch. It is just about rectangular in shape. There are abstract Art Deco inspired carvings on the entire surface of this vintage Bakelite clip in an almost leaf-like appearance. The background coloration is a deep and rich chocolate brown Bakelite. The contrasting laminated color is a warm cream corn colored Bakelite which is visible from the top and bottom portion which is in a v-shape. Turn the vintage Bakelite clip over and see 1 inch wide cream corn colored Bakelite area laminated into the chocolate brown Bakelite. There is a crescent shaped carved area on the top portion of this Vintage Bakelite dress clip, on top of which, as stated above, is an area of cream corn Bakelite. The sides of the vintage clip are slightly rounded. This vintage Bakelite dress clip has a classic and symmetric Art Deco appearance. BE SURE TO SEE ALL PHOTOS.
Famed designer Coco Chanel brought the wearing of "costume jewelry" to a new level of popularity and in addition to other costume jewelry of the time, she made famous the Dress Clip. Vintage dress clips are quite versatile and can be worn in a variety of ways, such as on a collar, suit lapel, sweater neck, on a hat or for an even different look, wear it hooked over a chain for the look of a pendant which we have shown ! This particular Vintage Bakelite dress clip will look spectacular worn vertically or horizontally or at an angle.
The clip on the back of this vintage Bakelite laminated dress clip is permanently affixed to the Bakelite and it is in perfect condition and opens and closes tightly.
This chic and elegant Vintage Bakelite dress clip tests positive for Bakelite and has a bright and shiny patina. The clip portion on the back is perfect and is free of any rust or corrosion. The entire Vintage Bakelite dress clip is in mint condition and free of any damage whatsoever and is ready to be worn and enjoyed and will look just stunning!
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