Woman's necklace

French
mid 1970s


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 35.5 x 14.8 x 1 cm (14 x 5 13/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.310

Medium or Technique

gilt bamboo, fiber, and glass

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This necklace is made up of rectangular panels of bamboo that is colored by gold and colored paint (?) assembled in a mosaic-like pattern, backed and connected by textile and containing four blue fabric panels. Round red glass faceted stones decorate the piece.

Provenance

Mid 1970s, 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