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Polka-dot bangle

American
1980–1989
Ron and Ester Shultz (American)


Accession Number

2018.4189

Medium or Technique

Bakelite

Not On View

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

This wide red bangle bracelet with inlaid polka-dots was made using pieces of red and butterscotch Bakelite from the 1940s.

Signed

"Shultz"

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