Sunday, September 6, 2015

Snow White Bakelite Barrette

A rare vintage girl's hair barrette from circa 1939. Made of Catalin (Bakelite) in the shape of a butterfly. Snow White is pictured with Doc and Dopey. Includes copyright imprint "W.D." Measures 1.5" across and 1" tall.

Metal clip is attached on reverse side.

The barrette is shown on page 90 of the 1974 book, Disneyana, by Munsey. According to the author, these were made by Lapin-Kurley Kew, Inc. of New York in 1939. Also pictured are a variety other Snow White barrettes, combs, and a fork & spoon set.

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