Betty Cooke (American, born in 1924)
Object Place: Baltimore, Maryland
Overall: 26.7 x 18.4 x 1.3 cm (10 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)
Half-round rigid neckpiece with horizontal bar, from which four oval pendants of varying size are suspended on rigid vertical links of varying lengths
American studio jewelers of the late 1950s and early 1960s such as Betty Cooke created jewelry that reflects the contemporary fascination with modern science through the use of clean, spare forms suggesting constellations, atoms, or orbiting planets.
"Cooke Sterling" near clasp
Mobilia Gallery, Daphne Farago, November 17, 1994 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.
The Daphne Farago Collection
Copyright © 1959 Betty Cooke