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Jewelry Suite: Necklace; earrings

American
about 1955
Frank Hess (American), For Miriam Haskell (American, 1899–1981)


Dimensions

Necklace: Length: 55 cm (21 5/8 in.) Earrings: Overall: 6.6 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm (2 5/8 x 1 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2011.31.1-3

Medium or Technique

Gold-tone metal, glass, and faux pearls

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

The necklace is composed of red glass beads with roses montees and faux pearls. Has matching earrings.

The earrings are composed of red glass beads with roses montees and faux pearls. They have a matching necklace.

Markings

Inpressed Miriam Haskell on clasp

Provenance

1996, Susan Kelner Freeman, New York; by 2010, with Skinner Auctions, Boston, MA; December 7, 2010, purchased by the MFA from Skinner Auctions, lot 48 (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Textile Curator's Fund and Helen and Alice Colburn Fund