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Carved link bracelet

American
1935–1942


Accession Number

2018.4183

Medium or Technique

Plastic (phenolic resin), metal

Not On View

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

This gold-tone bracelet has alternating square links of brown bakelite. Every other bakelite link is deeply carved with a large central flower and leaves. The bracelet fastens around the wrist with a tab-insert closure.

Provenance

Between about 1970s and 2018, acquired by Carole Tanenbaum, Toronto, Ontario [see note]; 2018, gift of Carole Tanenbaum to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2018)

NOTE: This is part of a large collection of costume jewelry given to the MFA in 2018, which had been built over about 40 years.

Credit Line

Gift of Carole Tanenbaum