Beaded sautoir

American
1920s


Dimensions

Length: 55 cm (21 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.533

Medium or Technique

Glass and thread

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

The necklace is made of a flat band of black, pink, and white glass beads in a geometric pattern. At the bottom is pink and white heart from which are suspended three beaded elements composed of turquoise, amber, black, pink, and white glass beads of various shapes.

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

Late 1960's, gift of Mrs. Frank Bowker to her great-niece, Elizabeth C. Heide, Marblehead, MA; 2012, gift of Elizabeth C. Heide to the MFA. (Accession date: September 26, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth C. Heide in memory of Mrs. Frank Bowker