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Woman's necklace

American
1989
Designed by Alice H. Klein (American)


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 24.5 x 17 x 2.5 cm (9 5/8 x 6 11/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2010.307

Medium or Technique

Silver, gold-toned metal, acrylic, rhinestone, glass, and plastic-covered metal.

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This necklace consists of a neckwire to which is attached four geometric-shaped colored acrylic panels. The top panel, a transparent gray, is decorated with faux diamonds. The second and largest panel, semi-transparent, has a glass bead and gold-toned staples, while the bottom panel which is purple has two glass beads. A spiral of silver wire forms the clasp for the hook on the neckwire.

Markings

Signed and dated TKO 1989.

Provenance

1989, purchased by Karen Rotenberg, Boston; gift of Rotenberg and her husband Michael to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Karen and Michael Rotenberg