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German bakelite bracelet


Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chrome, Bakelite

Not On View


Bracelets and armlets

This chromium hinge bracelet from Germany reflects the bold, geometric lines of the Machine age. Accented with light blue Bakelite cylinders, the bracelet fastens with a box 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.

Credit Line

Gift of Carole Tanenbaum