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Dekorationswut Bracelet

This is a bracelet. It was designed by Helen Britton. It is dated 2013 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is silver, enamel, mirrors, paint. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Part of Brtton's Dekorationswut series (roughly translated as “decoration rage”), this bracelet is constructed of silver with mirrors and paint. Britton "uses mirrors to incorporate the outside world into [her] work through reflection."

This object was donated by Susan Lewin. It is credited The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 7 × 8.5 × 3.6 cm (2 3/4 × 3 3/8 × 1 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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Dekorationswut Bracelet; Designed by Helen Britton (Australian, b. 1966); silver, enamel, mirrors, paint; H x W x D: 7 × 8.5 × 3.6 cm (2 3/4 × 3 3/8 × 1 7/16 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-12

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.

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