Requires Photography

Bracelet

Native American (Unknown group)
1900–50


Object Place: United States, Northwest Coast

Dimensions

1.4 x 8 x 7 cm (9/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1991.964

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Coiled stylized serpent bracelet. Heart -shaped serpent head. Body etched with geometric skin patterns.

Provenance

Purchased in the West by Senator Marcus Allen Coolidge and Ethel Warren Coolidge in the 1930s. Descended in the family and given to the Museum in 1991 by Louise Coolidge Carpenter (the daughter of Senator and Mrs. Coolidge) and Judith Herdeg (the granddaughter of Senator and Mrs. Coolidge).

Credit Line

Gift of Louise C. Carpenter in memory of her parents, United States Senator Marcus A. and Mrs. Ethel Warren Coolidge