Woman's necklace

Mexican
mid 1970s


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 26 x 36 x 0.8 cm (10 1/4 x 14 3/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.311

Medium or Technique

Gold-toned metal and suede

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This necklace is composed of multiple flat, gold-toned perforated squares connected by chains that form a wide band that circles the neck from which hangs a triangular shape. On top of each of these squares are fastened alternating purple and magenta suede discs which have gold colored spheres in the center. Chains terminating in similar balls hang from the triangular shape as part of the decoration.

Provenance

Mid 1970s, purchased by Karen Rotenberg, Boston, in Mexico; gift of Rotenberg and her husband Michael to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Karen and Michael Rotenberg