Elzac Exotic Lady Face Brooch Fringed Hair Leather Green Hat circa 1940s
1940s painted ceramic Elzac brooch.
"The designers of Barbie, Ruth and Elliot Handler, were two of the founders of Mattel, the company that created and still makes Barbie dolls. The Handlers started a company named Elzac to make costume jewelry in 1941. The jewelry was inexpensive and was sold by Sears and some department stores. Pins were made of hand-painted ceramics or carved wood. Added trim included Lucite, rhinestones, silver, fur and leather. "
Exotic woman's face with fringed hair and a green leather hat. 2", some crazing (as typical).