Object photography

Image © Dan Gair, 2008.
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Object description

  • Tlingit artist
  • Bracelet, before 1887
  • Silver
  • Pacific Northwest Coast, North America
  • H: 1, dia.: 2 1/2 in (H: 2.5 cm, dia.: 6.3 cm)
  • Gift of anonymous, 1914
  • E15990

DESCRIPTION

This is an unassociated pair of silver bracelets. Both bracelets are etched with designs. There are hook catches in the back of each. One bracelet's main design is an eagle with outstretched wings, with crosshatching. The other bracelet's design motifs has floral, leaves, and curling fronds, with crosshatching.