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Pair of Bracelets
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Pair of Bracelets


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Description This pair of tubular gold bracelets is set with garnets in a cross pattern and decorated on the back with filigree (fine, twisted wire). These bracelets were probably worn by men high on the arm and served both as personal adornment and as indicators of wealth and high status.
Provenance Henri Daguerre, Paris; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1928, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1928

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Period
early 5th century (Early Medieval)
Medium
gold, garnets
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
VO.75 (57.1080, 57.1081)
Measurements
15/16 x 4 1/4 x 3 5/8 in. (2.4 x 10.8 x 9.3 cm); 1 x 3 15/16 x 3 11/16 in. (2.5 x 10 x 9.4 cm)
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