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1945

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1955

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1997

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Bracelet (USA)

This is a bracelet. It was made by Art Smith. It is dated ca. 1950 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Art in Metal: The Modernist Jewelry of Greenwich Village’s Art Smith .

This object was donated by Gretchen Ellsworth. It is credited Gift of Gretchen Gayle Ellsworth and Margot Gayle.

  • Modernette Cuff Bracelet
  • copper, brass (alloy).
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-102

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 6.3 x 5.5 cm (2 1/2 x 2 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Bracelet (USA); Made by Art Smith (American, 1917–1982); silver; H x diam.: 6.3 x 5.5 cm (2 1/2 x 2 3/16 in.); Gift of Gretchen Gayle Ellsworth and Margot Gayle; 1997-171-1

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