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"Modern Cuff" by Art Smith

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Created by
Smith, Art, American, 1917 - 1982
Medium
copper and brass (alloy)
Dimensions
2 5/8 × 2 5/8 × 4 in. (6.7 × 6.7 × 10.2 cm)
Type
bracelets (jewelry)
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1948
Description
A copper and brass "Modern Cuff" bracelet by Art Smith.The bracelet consists of curved pieces of copper with six (6) brass cylindrical pieces that wrap around and interlock to the pieces of copper. A small inscription reading: [Art Smith] is on inside copper portion of the bracelet.
Topic
African American
Art
Craftsmanship
Design
Fashion
Ornamentation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.322
Rights
© Estate of Art Smith
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Exhibition
Cultural Expressions
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture