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1950s Japan Painted Floral Celluloid Dress Clip

After WWII, celluloid and plastic were used in Japan to make fashionable dress clips as well as pins, hat pins and shoe ornaments. Some were painted. Others were made from layered of laminated celluloid.

This cute clip is made from celluloid, molded into a flower design, then details were hand painted on the front of the dress clip.