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Bracelets (South Africa), ca. 1896

This is a Bracelets. It is dated ca. 1896 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is beads, hide and its technique is beads strung and wrapped around leather core. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Daniel Putnam Adams.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W: 14 x 13 cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Bracelets (South Africa), ca. 1896; beads, hide; H x W: 14 x 13 cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Daniel Putnam Adams; 1969-98-10-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jon Gray of Ghetto Gastro Selects.

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