Torque and earrings with pendants with movable parts

American
about 2000
Karen Gilbert (American)


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 24 x 13.9 x 0.8 cm (9 7/16 x 5 1/2 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.538.1-3

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Sets

The torque has two pendants of unequal length that have movable, projecting nail-like parts. The hand-made clasp is unique to Gilbert ornaments. Each earring has one pendant of a similar type.

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

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.