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Double strand beaded necklace

Hattie Carnegie (American (born in Austria), 1889–1956)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Plastic, gilt metal

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Necklaces and neck bands

Double strand necklace with carved and faceted green and yellow marbled bakelite beads of various sizes separated by gilt metal spacers and imitation pearls. The clasp consists of a circular bakelite cabochon set in a gilt metal bezel with decorative trim.


Hattie Carnegie [in an oval on back of clasp]


Between about 1970s and 2018, acquired by Carole Tanenbaum, Toronto, Ontario [see note]; 2018, gift of Carole Tanenbaum to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2018)

NOTE: This is part of a large collection of costume jewelry given to the MFA in 2018, which had been built over about 40 years.

Credit Line

Gift of Carole Tanenbaum