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Matched pair of hinged cuff bracelets

Each oval gold bracelet is hollow with a box clasp and a safety chain. On each, the exterior surface is decorated with two recessed bands embellished by a small twisted wire. Engraved in script into each interior surface is "M. C. Corbit 1875." The bracelets come with the original leather and...

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1875, retailed by J.E. Caldwell & Co., Philadelphia, PA; April 11, 2012, sold by Herbert Wilson Antiques, Inc., Wynnewood, PA to Susan B. Kaplan, Brookline, MA; 2012, gift of Susan B. Kaplan to the MFA. (Accession date: September 26, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Susan B. Kaplan

American, 1875


Height x width x depth: 1.3 x 6 x 4.8 cm (1/2 x 2 3/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold (14 kt)


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets