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Snake bracelet

American
1925–1930


Accession Number

2018.4195

Medium or Technique

Plastic (phenolic resin)

Not On View

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

This carved translucent amber bakelite bangle bracelet is in the shape of a coiled snake. The snake has two black, plastic eyes.

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