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Necklace composed of hand paper and glass

about 2000
Naoko Yoshizawa (Japanese)


Depth x diameter: 1.2 x 17 cm (1/2 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Paper, elastic string, and glass

Not On View


Asia, Contemporary Art, Jewelry


Necklaces and neck bands

The neclace is composed of pierced, handmade circles of paper in varying shades of red. In the center is a cast, semi-translucent, biconical glass bead.


Purchased by the Donor in the 1990s; Gift to MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Joanne Herman in memory of Barbara Herman