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Bracelet

Bracelet

Attributed to: Navajo Nation

Artist: unidentified

Department: History
Date: 1900-1935
Medium: Silver, turquoise
Dimensions:
2 1/4 × 2 5/8 × 1 in. (5.7 × 6.7 × 2.5 cm)
Classification: Jewelry
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of the estate of Dorothy B. Whitten
Object number: PC1989.24.40
DescriptionNavajo, whirling logs motif, silver cuff style bracelet

Arrows and the Whirling Logs motifs were promoted by the Fred Harvey Company as stamped jewelry designs in the early 1900s. The Whirling Logs motif lost its appeal during World War II, due to its visual similarity (though in reverse direction) to the swastika.

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