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Marbled bakelite and wood hinge bracelet

American
1935–1945


Accession Number

2018.4202

Medium or Technique

Plastic (phenolic resin), wood, metal

Not On View

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Half of this hinge bracelet is made of carved wood, and the other half is made of carved, marbled yellow and green bakelite.

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