Orchestra Bracelet, ca. 1930
This is a Orchestra Bracelet.
Jazz musicians in the twenties took pains to appear respectable even if their music was sometimes denounced and viewed as frivolous by critics. Even a novelty bracelet depicts a jazz ensemble arrayed like a symphonic orchestra.
It is credited
Neil Lane Collection.
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Its dimensions are
L x W x D: 17.8 × 2.5 × 0.3 cm (7 in. × 1 in. × 1/8 in.)
It only seems fitting to have a recording by Fletcher Henderson and his Orchestra to go along with the Jazz Orchestra bracelet. Fletcher Henderson first began performing with his band at the Club...
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.