Lot 166: Antique Dowry Ivory & Silver Stained Bracelet
October 31, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Description: Antique Dowry Ivory & Silver Stained Bracelet. Classic, half-round, beveled-edge, antique stained dowry ivory bangle, remade thirty-five to forty years ago into a silver pin clasp hinged bracelet - the natural, vegetable dyed color represented the purple and red marriage colors of Indian brides - classic patterning with "eyes" and herringbone patterning on the outside and dark tan color from wear inside - 2 3/8" x 2" diameters (6 x 5 cm), 1.5" wide (4 cm), .5" thick (1 cm) - 166 grams.