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Compact

American
1970s
Elsa Peretti (Italian, born in 1940), For Halston, Inc. (Founded 1968)


Dimensions

Height x width: 8 x 7.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2017.67

Medium or Technique

18K Gold

Not On View

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Gold heart shaped compact with power puff marked “Halston.”

Markings

18K

Provenance

By 2015, an anonymous private collector; 2017, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession date: January 18, 2017)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift