Tortoiseshell cuff

Side view of a cuff showing the mottled colouring. Side view of a cuff showing the curved edge. Side view of a cuff showing the mottled colouring. Side view of a cuff showing the mottled colouring. Side view of a cuff showing the mottled colouring. Side view of a cuff showing the unpolished inside surface. Side view of a cuff showing the mottled colouring. Side view of a cuff showing the mottled colouring.
Side view of a cuff showing the mottled colouring. Side view of a cuff showing the curved edge. Side view of a cuff showing the mottled colouring. Side view of a cuff showing the mottled colouring. Side view of a cuff showing the mottled colouring. Side view of a cuff showing the unpolished inside surface. Side view of a cuff showing the mottled colouring. Side view of a cuff showing the mottled colouring.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 005935
Country
Date
1900 - 1999

Description

A wide cuff bangle or bracelet thought to be made from a single piece of tortoiseshell. The cuff is simple in design and has the distinctive three dimensional effect patterning of a natural shell. It is highly polished on the outer surface and has irregularities in thickness and depth. Probably 20th century.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer
Dimensions
Height
53mm
Depth
2mm
Diameter
85mm
Method
Colour