Neckpiece #52

1988
Tina Fung Holder (American, born in Guyana in 1946)


Object Place: Chicago, Illinois

Dimensions

Overall: 25.4 x 36.8 x 1 cm (10 x 14 1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.250

Medium or Technique

Safety pins and beads on cotton thread

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

A collar of brass(?) and steel(?) safety pins and shades of blue beads on thread, with cords for tying at the neck; crocheted on the reverse. Rectangular irridescent beads create zig-zag pattern along the top.

Markings

Two metal tabs on top edges of necklace. Left tab impressed with "52" followed by Asian character. Right tab impressed with "988"

Provenance

Mobilia Gallery, Daphne Farago, March 1994 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© TFH designs