Cuff links worn by Cab Calloway

Created by
Unidentified
Worn by
Calloway, Cab, American, 1907 - 1994
Date
mid 20th-late 20th century
Medium
onyx and metal
Dimensions
H x W x D (each, flat): 5/8 × 5/8 × 1 1/8 in. (1.6 × 1.6 × 2.9 cm)
H x W x D (each, clipped): 5/8 × 5/8 × 3/4 in. (1.6 × 1.6 × 1.9 cm)
Description
A pair of cuff links with a round, flat onyx cap framed in gold metal and a gold bar and clip.
Classification
Clothing-Costume
Adornment
Type
cuff links
Topic
Beauty culture
Clothing and dress
Composers (Musicians)
Conductors (Musicians)
Costume
Dance
Jazz (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Cabella Calloway Langsam
Object number
2013.237.4.5ab
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a2d06f4f-f644-4eab-a769-8908b0ece45a