Bobbin necklace

American
2008
Cynthia Toops (American, born 1956)


Dimensions

Depth x diameter: 2 x 27.5 cm (13/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4501

Medium or Technique

Polymer clay and steel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This necklace incorporates sewing bobbins inlad with polymer clay patterns created by using a number of techniques, including caning, inlaying (including micromosaic inlays), lattice-work, surface texturing, mokume gane, weaving, carving, and phototransfer.

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

2008, created by artist Cynthia Toops of Seattle, WA; gift of Toops to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of the artist

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.