A handsome sterling silver English nurse’s belt buckle dated 1916
BROOKE & Son, Sheffield, 1916.
CONDITION: good vintage condition with expected wear for age
SIZE: 2 ins h x 3½ ins w (5 x 9 cm)
APPROXIMATE DATE: 1916
MATERIALS: sterling silver
Here is a very attractive sterling silver nurse buckle made in 1916 by Brooke and Son, based in Sheffield (United Kingdom).
This is a two part buckle with a very attractive scroll design, having Art Nouveau styling.
This pretty ornament is in wearable condition and would suit collectors, re-enactors or anyone interested in recreating the look of the early 20th century.
Alternately it could also be mounted upon fabric and worn as a choker or dress ornament.
The final picture shows a collection of similar belt accessories from this period taken from contemporary sources, and illustrates the dress styles with which they were worn.
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Art Nouveau sterling silver nurses belt buckle Sheffield 1916