Native American (Unknown group)
Object Place: United States, Northwest Coast
1.4 x 8 x 7 cm (9/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Coiled stylized serpent bracelet. Heart -shaped serpent head. Body etched with geometric skin patterns.
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).
Gift of Louise C. Carpenter in memory of her parents, United States Senator Marcus A. and Mrs. Ethel Warren Coolidge