Turquoise and silver cuff bracelet

Native American, Zuni
about 1940


Dimensions

Width: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.392

Medium or Technique

Silver and turquoise

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

The bracelet is composed of ten silver strips decorated with sixteen, bezel-set turquoise cabochons. The strips are gathered and fused at the terminals. Each is embellished by engraved designs.

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

1970s, purchased by Dale and Doug Anderson from unknown dealer, Albuquerque; 2012, gift of the Andersons to the MFA. (Accession date: June 27, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Dale and Doug Anderson