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Lady of the chatelaine

Lady of the chatelaine

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This piece was made for the exhibition Hidden Histories (2020) at Narryna House Museum which is part of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery in Hobart. The chatelaine was a device worn from the waist on which useful items were hung  (e.g. small scissors, a button hook, perfume container, notebook). It was a predecessor of the handbag. This chatelaine has a somewhat sinister edge and extra hooks trap the unwary.

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