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Belt

1970s
Designed by Cartier (French, founded in 1847)


Dimensions

Length x width: 85.1 x 4.1 cm (33 1/2 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2016.800

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver with gold plate (vermeil)

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Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Vermeil necklace/belt with irregular circular elements. This style belt was popularized in the 1970s, as a version was owned and worn by Jackie O. It can alternately be worn as a necklace.

Markings

"STERLING" and "CARTIER"

Provenance

1981, gift of Lydia M. Plant to Robin Joy Katz, New York; 2016, gift of Robin Joy Katz to the MFA. (Accession date: December 14, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of Robin Joy Katz