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Plastic multi-color bangle

about 1970
Lea Stein (French, born in 1931)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Plastic (rhodoid)

Not On View


Bracelets and armlets

This colorful bangle bracelet is made of thin layers of red, yellow, blue, and green cellulose acetate, or rhodoid, which have been laminated, baked, and cut to create a three-dimensional, stepped effect.


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