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A chatelaine is a decorative belt hook or clasp worn at the waist with a series of chains suspended from it. Each chain is mounted with a useful household appendage such as scissors, thimble, watch, key, vinaigrette, household seal, etc.[1]

"B-arrow" mark for Blackington (North Attleboro, Mass., 1862-1967) sterling chatelaine engraved with scrolls and flowers and the initials "ELC", mirror 1-1/2", pillbox 3900 w/mirror 1-3/4", dance cards 2", coin ball 1", lipstick 3996 2", pencil 2-1/2", case for ? 3". Circa 1900.

Chatelaine & Aide Memoire information : Morning Glory Jewelry

Silver metal Etruscan work filigree chatelaine clip with five sewing accessories on faux filigree chains consisting of a pin cushion, scissors, thimble, pencil case, ivory notebook

6777: Silver Etruscan Work Filigree Chatelaine : Lot 6777

English silver chatelaine with scissors, thimble, pen, etc.

87: English silver chatelaine with scissors, thimble, : Lot 87

Sterling silver octopus-shaped chatelaine (1887). Made by Gorham and Company. This piece of jewelry would have been worn at the waist. Each chain is mounted with a useful household item, including a pin holder, mirror, whistle, perfume bottle and powder box. Missouri History Museum

ENAMEL AND DIAMOND CHATELAINE Applied with polychrome enamel, depicting three angels suspending plaques decorated with floral motifs, to a vinaigrette pendant designed as a coat of arms, set to the centre with green and transparent paste to a surround of fifteen single-cut diamonds, 18th century and later, composite, length approximately 214mm, fitted stand.