Woman's belt

French
1971


Dimensions

Height x depth x circumference: 6 x 1 x 75 cm (2 3/8 x 3/8 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2010.305

Medium or Technique

stainless steel with ball bearings

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A wide flat band of metal shaped into an oval to be worn around the waist is decorated in the front by a buckle and a line of seven ball bearings, each with a gold tone center, that suggest the holes of a belt, but are used to hold the buckle making the belt adjustable.

Provenance

1971, purchased by Karen Rotenberg, Boston, in Paris; gift of Rotenberg and her husband Michael to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Karen and Michael Rotenberg