Nice jewel, Dutch design by Frans van Nieuwenborg with Martijn Wegman 24 carat gold plated in nice packaging.
In 1851 the American inventor Elias Howe designs a clothing closure: the forerunner of the now familiar zipper. This ingenious piece of 'Industrial Art' has been designed as an independent jewel.
Included in the collection of:
Stedelijk Museum 's Hertogenbosch
Stedelijk Museum de Lakenhal - Leiden
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam