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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

This object consists of 2 parts, some of which may be located elsewhere.

Girdle

1800-70 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Girdle of plaques of émail en résille on alternately transparent and bright blue glass, with silver-gilt links and an enamel clasp


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Girdle (Belt)
  • Girdle (Belt)
Materials and Techniques
<i>Émail en résille</i> on glass, with silver-gilt and enamel
Brief Description
Girdle of plaques of émail en résille on alternately transparent and bright blue glass, with silver-gilt links and an enamel clasp, Western Europe, 1620–30 or 1800–70.
Physical Description
Girdle of plaques of émail en résille on alternately transparent and bright blue glass, with silver-gilt links and an enamel clasp
Dimensions
  • Entire length length: 37in (Note: Taken from Register)
Object history
ex Webb Collection. The plaques may have been made separately and later made into a belt, though there is another girdle with similar plaques in the Wallace Collection, London
Bibliographic Reference
Somers-Cock, Anna, Princely Magnificence: court jewels of the Renaissance, 1500-1630, V&A, 1980, p.79, cat. 93
Collection
Accession Number
484&A-1873

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record createdAugust 10, 2005
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