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Brooch

1941–46
Anni Albers (American (born in Germany), 1899–1994), Alexander Reed (American)


Object Place: Black Mountain, North Carolina

Dimensions

Overall: 10.8 x 7.9 x 1 cm (4 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.44

Medium or Technique

Aluminum strainer, paper clips, safety pin

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

The brooch consists of a circular, regularly pierced aluminum strainer with eleven paper clips, each hanging from a piercing at the bottom edge, and a safety pin clasp strung through two piercings above the center of the strainer.

Provenance

September 21, 1994, sold by Donna Schneier Fine Arts to Daphne Farago; 2006, gift of Daphne Farago to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2006)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.