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Pair Of Bracelets, ca. 1870

This is a Pair of bracelets. It is dated ca. 1870 and we acquired it in 1946. Its medium is shaped tortoiseshell with carved applied tortoiseshell monograms. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by R. Keith Kane. It is credited Gift of the estate and in memory of Robert B. Noyes.

  • Bracelet, ca. 1980
  • pvc, paper.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-114

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 7.5 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Innitials E J O (overlapping)

Cite this object as

Pair Of Bracelets, ca. 1870; Previously owned by Mrs. Robert B. Noyes ; shaped tortoiseshell with carved applied tortoiseshell monograms; H x W x D: 7.5 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/16 x 1 3/4 in.); Gift of the estate and in memory of Robert B. Noyes; 1946-50-75-a,b

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