Sunglasses

American
1960–75
Labeled May


Dimensions

Height x width: 3 5/8 x 7 1/4 in. (9.2 x 18.4 cm)

Accession Number

2007.299

Medium or Technique

Gilt metal, plastic

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Gold-colored metal sunglasses; “lenses” are diamond-shaped screens of metal filigree. Gold metal frames, plastic nose and ear pieces. Marked on one ear piece: “May (in script) U.S.A.”

Markings

May U.S.A.

Provenance

Purchased by internet auction, about 2004; Gift to the MFA, March 21 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward