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Created by:
Art Smith, American, 1917 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
copper and brass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 1/4 × 1 7/8 × 1 1/2 in. (5.7 × 4.8 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
bracelets (jewelry)
Date:
ca. 1948
Description:
This is the “Bird bracelet” designed and created by jeweler Art Smith. The copper and brass bracelet is a wide, bow-shaped cuff. One part of the cuff has a gilded raised metal piece giving the biomorphic design. Inside the cuff and at the center is a thin piece of flattened metal from one end of the cuff to the other.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Russell
Object number:
2023.12.8
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Art Smith
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5719cde43-a8d9-4840-8dc5-d91bd34792b0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2023.12.8