Football charm bracelet
Medium or Technique
Plastic (phenolic resin and celluloid), metal
Not On View
This chain-link celluloid bracelet has five bakelite charms: a brown football helmut, a football, a pennant which reads, “RAH-RAH,” a megaphone with a leather handle, and a red football helmut. The bracelet fastens around the wrist with a metal spring ring clasp.
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.
Gift of Carole Tanenbaum