Bracelet, ca. 1980
This bracelet is a modest example of Van Leersum's work. The cuff is white paper that has been tinted and framed with PVC edging, forming a flexible band, adaptable to various wrist widths. Although minimalist in style, Van Leersum's jewelry was cutting edge in the 1960s
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 Lewin Collection.