Bracelet, ca. 1980
While superficially resembling manufactured jewelry, the precise tubular shape of van Leersum's bracelet was skillfully crafted and finished to achieve the desired industrial aesthetic.
This object was
It is credited
The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 7.8 × 6.1 cm (3 1/16 × 2 3/8 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamp on edge of inside coil: EMMY V. LEERSUM
Cite this object as
Bracelet, ca. 1980; Designed by Emmy van Leersum (Dutch, 1930 - 1984); pvc, paper; H x diam.: 7.8 × 6.1 cm (3 1/16 × 2 3/8 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-114
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.