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Absolutely astounding late 1910s silver-tone nurse's belt featuring a gorgeous Art Nouveau design. I absolutely love these belts and am so excited to have one! These nurse's belts represent a sacred piece of women's independence, particularly at a time when pockets or bags were considered "un-ladylike" -- items like scissors, keys, sewing kits and more could be clipped onto these belts, allowing women more freedom and ability to address their day-to-day needs. Pair with billowing tunics or skintight jumpsuits, and of course, if you're lucky enough to own a chatelaine, don't forget to clip that beauty on. Hook closure at front buckle.
MEASUREMENTS: (taken with item lying flat) →length: 28 inches →height of front buckle: just under 2 inches →height of links: 1.5 inches
ESTIMATED SIZE: X-Small to Medium; the fit of this garment depends mostly on where you'd like it to sit. At 28 inches in total length, this should work for someone with a 27-inch waist for wear at the natural waist, but smaller sizes may also wear this beautifully more toward the hip. Please keep in mind there is no give or stretch!
CONDITION: Very good antique condition. There's some light wear and minor tarnishing throughout, as well as some mild surface scuffing. Please keep in mind this is a vintage garment, which means minor signs of wear are to be expected. Any significant flaws are always noted in the description. All garments are mended, cleaned and ready to wear unless otherwise noted.
MORE INFORMATION: Hallmarked EPNS for electro-plated nickel silver.
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