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item number #LYNNE0002-20090304-02

Antique 1900 Garter holder with Lady Portrait RARE SALE 20 Percent off of listed Price


This is a fabulous find! In all the years we've been doing this, this is the only garter fastener holder, made with a fancy built-in portrait that we've ever seen. There's a distinct stamp on the folding clip back that reads, "Pat May 2 1900. Pat Appld For." (The suspension bar is actually folded forward, so the stamp is to be seen in all the photos taken.)

It's our belief that this is actually a lady's corset garter holder, due to the garter's portrait holder is feminine in feeling, gold- brass-toned and petite size, with a fancy scrolled edge- this portrait would be pretty dangling from an Edwardian corset. But, it's also possible this item may be a man's suspender garter fastener holder given to him by a woman (to hold the shiny, celluloid, artist's idealized lithograph of a pretty lover or mistress close to his heart, but otherwise hidden secretly under the man's vest?) Note the dark "roots" of the lady's ostentatiously colored hair, plus the vibrant turquoise, lowcut bodice that points down to her bustline (in 1900 bodices were usually high-necked on demure ladies during the day) and the wearing of garish, socially unacceptable red hot lipcolor! (This cheekiness just wasn't acceptable or tolerated in polite society during this period.) Anyhow, this find is a rare beauty!

SALE 20 Percent off of listed Price



Condition:

The condition is great, especially considering the age (nearly 110 years old.). Only see a few extremely tiny areas of minor gold-tone plating loss. The lady's portrait can be popped out with minimal effort, then removed by bending open the clips on the back holding it fast to the holder if you desire to alter the image. I cannot guarantee this item if you decide to alter it, due to the age.

Price is: $75

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Price listed of off Percent 20 SALE RARE Portrait Lady with holder Garter 1900 Antique

Estimated Current size Approx.:

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SizeTop bar to bottom of portrait Across bar width widest point Woman PortraitEstimated condition rating
Small1 1/2" tallAlmost 1."Almost 1"."Very Excellent."


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