"Pet" necklace

Chinese
about 2000
Nora Fok (Chinese)


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 12 x 7.5 x 5.4 cm (4 3/4 x 2 15/16 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2007.542

Medium or Technique

Monofilament

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

The necklace consists of a long, monofilament neck piece and a sac-like, puffy pendant. Inside the sac are hollow, monofilament forms of varying shape and colors. At the ends of the outer, clear sac are hair-like strands of the filament.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Joanne Herman in memory of Barbara Herman