Woman's necklace

mid 1970s


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

gilt bamboo, fiber, and glass

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Jewelry


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.


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