A vintage Bakelite dress clip is presented that is carved very deeply in a leaf motif.
Circa 1930’s-40’s, this Vintage Bakelite dress measures 2 inches in length and 1 inch in width. The color of this stunning vintage Bakelite dress or fur clip is a deep and rich chocolate brown Bakelite which shows off the deep and pronounced carvings. The style of this Vintage Bakelite dress clip is unusual in that it is convex, which the front portion being curved (see photos). The design of these carvings is a leaf motif which covers the entire surface of this vintage Bakelite dress clip. There is extremely explicit detailing. There are two small leaves on the top with free form carvings on the rest of the vintage dress clip. BE SURE TO SEE ALL PHOTOS.
The famous designer Coco Chanel brought the wearing of “costume jewelry” to a new popularity and in addition to other costume jewelry popular of the time, she made famous the Dress Clip. Vintage dress clips are extremely versatile and can be worn in a variety of ways, such as on a suit lapel, collar, sweater neck, or even on a hat. For a unique look, wear it hooked over a chain as we have shown! This vintage Bakelite leaf dress clip looks wonderful worn in all directions as is shown in all our photos. Many individuals even were vintage dress clips in their hair as a hair ornament!
This chic Vintage Bakelite dress clip tests positive for Bakelite and has a bright and shiny patina. The clip portion on the back is white metal works perfectly and is quite long, covering the entire length of the vintage clip. The entire vintage Bakelite carved leaf clip is in mint condition, free of any damage whatsoever, including the clip.
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