This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Anonymous and Private Collection as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.
This bracelet by Cartier of about 1925 was owned by Alice Appleton Hay, the daughter-in-law of John Hay, private secretary to President Lincoln. In 1917 Cartier opened a luxurious showroom in an Italian Renaissance–style mansion at Fifth Avenue and 52nd Street in New York, attracting visiting royalty, celebrities, and well-heeled American shoppers.
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Its dimensions are
L x W: 1.9 × 17.8 cm (3/4 in. × 7 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.