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Bracelet, 1926

This is a Bracelet.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Anonymous as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated 1926. Its medium is diamonds, platinum.

This bracelet by Cartier of about 1925 was owned by Alice Appleton Hay, the daughter-in-law of John Hay, private secretary to President Lincoln. In 1917 Cartier opened a luxurious showroom in an Italian Renaissance–style mansion at Fifth Avenue and 52nd Street in New York, attracting visiting royalty, celebrities, and well-heeled American shoppers.

It is credited Private Collection.

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Its dimensions are

L x W: 1.9 × 17.8 cm (3/4 in. × 7 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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