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Twenties • Slave Bangle

• Worn on the upper arm • Mid to late 1920s
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A bangle worn on the upper arm is hardly a major fashion event but is seen often enough in photographs to be worth noting.

The Slave Bangle is a minor quirk of 1920's fashion, seen on all ages.
Wristwatches had become commonplace and evening and summer dresses with bare arms were in fashion.One or both of these events may have influenced the introduction of the Slave Bangle.

Photograph by Speight of Kettering