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Bangle bracelet

This bracelet, once owned by supermodel Naomi Sims, is a thin, undulating, biomorphic bangle of carved ivory. Both Elsa Peretti and Sims were Halstonettes.

Marks

Unmarked

Provenance

Early 1970s, Naomi Sims (b. 1948- d. 2009), New York; 2009, by inheritance to Sims's estate; sold by Sims's estate to Kimberly Klosterman Jewelry; sold by Klosterman to an anonymous buyer; anonymous gift to the MFA (Accession date: June 16, 2010)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

American, early 1970s

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 9.5 x 10.5 x 0.2 cm (3 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.534

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets