Ornate Antique Gold Accessory Jewelry Clip for Scarves Ties, Coats, Headband, Purse and more. West Germany marked on Back. Mid century Scarves were very popular, as were Scarf Clips / Holders whose purpose was both functional and decorative. Gold filigree scrolls and a decorative button lay above a cream pearlescent base. The edges are scalloped with a dainty details. Although designed as a scarf clip or top clip brooch, it's functionality is vast. A lovely gift for a reader as a book clip / page maker. Great paper clip, can clasp on a chain, add detail to a purse or clip onto a barrette.
The clip holds well, and the spring works. It's is nearly 1.5 inches in diameter.
Clip was manufactured in West Germany which is clearly marked on the back.