Bracelets

Bracelets
Title
Bracelets
Date 
1840-1860
Medium 
Coral, metal, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 x 1 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 20.3 x 3.2 x 6.4 cm )
Description 
Pair of coral bead bracelets; beads strung together and wound around textile core; gold metal pointed terminals like horns, chased with foliate designs; 1 small hoop soldered to each bracelet as if for safety chain; beads missing and unstrung.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Isabel M. Smith
Object Number 
1950.40ab
Gallery Label 
These bracelets belonged to Mrs. Fitch W. Smith, the donor's mother.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group