Sunglasses

American
1950–65


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Other: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.184

Medium or Technique

Plastic, pony fur, glass lenses

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black and white “zebra” sunglasses. Frame marked “Pompeii”

Markings

"Pompeu" in imprinted on inside of arm

Provenance

Said to be unsold stock from a Florida optical store; Purchased by Susan Ward via internet auction, about 2004; Gift to the MFA, April 27, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward