merry renk (American, 1921–2012)
Object Place: San Francisco, California, United States
Overall: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver; cultured pearls
Not On View
The silver hair comb is composed of overlapping V-shaped elements, each made of silver wire with the ends hammered flat, arranged in a loosely branching form atop a three-pronged hair comb. Two cultured pearls are attached to the end of one v-shaped form located at lower, proper right.
Purchased from artist between 1951 and 1981 by Joan Pearson Watkins; to MFA November 4, 1986, gift.
Gift of Joan Pearson Watkins in honor of C. Malcolm Watkins