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Bracelet

Coiled stylized serpent bracelet. Heart -shaped serpent head. Body etched with geometric skin patterns.

Provenance

Purchased in the West by Senator Marcus Allen Coolidge and Ethel Warren Coolidge in the 1930s. Descended in the family and given to the Museum in 1991 by Louise Coolidge Carpenter (the daughter of Senator and Mrs. Coolidge) and Judith Herdeg (the granddaughter of Senator and Mrs. Coolidge).

Credit Line

Gift of Louise C. Carpenter in memory of her parents, United States Senator Marcus A. and Mrs. Ethel Warren Coolidge

Native American (Unknown group), 1900–50

Object Place

Northwest Coast, United States

Accession Number

1991.964

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets