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"Celtic Knot" torque

American
1999


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 22 x 15.5 x 2.3 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4989

Medium or Technique

Polymer clay

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

The large central element is twisted into a complicated knot in ranging in color from white to gray to black. It is hung by rubber (?) cords ending in a toggle clasp.

Signed

Nan Roche

Provenance

1999, created by artist Nan Roche of College Park, MD; gift of Roche to the MFA (Accession date: November 18, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Nan Roche and John Bender in memory of Sue Roche