Double Ruff

Neckpiece

1987
Flora Book (American, born in 1926)


Dimensions

Overall: 0.2 kg (0.4 lb.) Other (Overall): 25.4cm (10in.)

Accession Number

1997.256

Medium or Technique

Silver; nylon monofilament

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Silver tubes and beads strung together with nylon monofilament to form a double layer collar to be worn on the neck. Integral clasp made of bent silver wire which is inserted into one of the silver tubes.

Provenance

Gift of the artist to the MFA in 1997.

Credit Line

Gift of Flora Book in memory of Jane Reitman Hill

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.