This is not a term in current usage, but as seen yesterday, seemed to be applied to both haberdashery and jewellery items used to decorate clothing. Google the term today, and you come up with ornaments wearing dresses, such as a Christmas tree angel: not the same thing! However, I’m a little puzzled as to what the real difference is between jewellery and dress ornaments, if any?
The term is little used after the 1950s. Below are a couple or rare mentions, the first referring to rules for lady bowlers:
And from a story set in a department store:
And now for something bizarre …
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