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Wood and bakelite bracelet

American
1935–1945


Accession Number

2018.4200

Medium or Technique

Plastic (phenolic resin), wood, metal

Not On View

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

This carved wooden hinge bracelet is inset with a heavily carved piece of root beer bakelite and accented with gold-tone riveted metal wire.

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