Girdle: ca. late 16th or early 17th century, French, Strasbourg, silver gilt. "Purses, rosaries, prayer books, and other small accessories were hung from girdles, which were often given as wedding gifts. The girdle and its two extensions feature the same decorative scheme of cast cupids and foliated scrolls."

Purses, rosaries, prayer books, and other small accessories were hung from girdles, which were often given as wedding gifts. The girdle and its two extensions feature the same decorative scheme of cast cupids and foliated scrolls

fm1563391 (1732×1200) 1560-1570 Italian

fm1563391 (1732×1200) 1560-1570 Italian

fm1563392 (812×1200) Italian 16th century

fm1563392 (812×1200) Italian 16th century

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Buckle and strap end of a century bride's belt of gilded brass, Museum für Angewandte Kunste, Cologne

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