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Description

Engraved silver and blue enamelled 4-piece necessaire, Drizzeling or Parfilage set.

Metallic threads were easily recycled when fashions or fortunes changed.

Women removed threads from a garment and sold them or the threads were melted down.

Unpicking metallic filaments became a fashion hobby. Parfilage started in France and the hobby spread to England where it was called drizzling. Women armed themselves with small, elaborately decorated tool kits such as this example.

Engraved silver and blue enamelled 4-piece necessaire, Drizzeling or Parfilage set

Title
Drizzeling set
Price
€ 4.750,00
Maker
Unknown
Country
France
City
Unknown
Dimensions
8 cm L x 3 cm W
Year
Unknown
Period
ca. 1680-1700
Material
Engraved silver
Alloy
Silver
Stock code
23130
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