Snake belt / necklace
Length: 90.2 cm (35 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver and sapphire
Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation Gallery (Gallery 104)
Convertible snake necklace/belt with articulated body and blue cabochon eyes. Tail threads and secures through the mouth of the snake, and is released when a button on the uderside of the head opens the mouth. Designed by Elsa Peretti for Halston.
By 2016, an anonymous private collector; 2017, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession date: January 18, 2017)