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Dekorationswut Bracelet, 2013

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.

  • Pair Of Mirrors, ca. 1890
  • carved mahogany and mahogany veneer, mirrored glass.
  • Bequest of Mary Hayward Weir.
  • 1968-158-18-a,b
  • Cuff
  • 1931-43-46-a,b
  • Bracelet
  • aluminum (anodized).
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1993-114-6

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Bracelet
  • Overall: 8 x 6.3 x 2.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 in.).
  • Gift of Rose Gottschalk.
  • 1984-4-1

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, 2013; 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

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