Objet phare des musées de Grasse

Museum of Art and History of Provence

Key clip

05 June 2014 / 17h00

Key clip

Late 18th century - gold

Museum of the Art and History of Provence - donation by F. Carnot

Inv. 2012.0.2495

Symbolically presented on her wedding day to the young mistress of the house, often a country home, the key clip was a jewelled object which allowed her to hang the keys to the house and the food reserves at her waist. The fineness of the work on the clip reflected the owner's social position.