Medium or Technique
Plastic (phenolic resin and celluloid), metal
Not On View
This necklace consists of yellow, red, green, and blue bakelite pencils separated by round, metal spacers. The red celluloid chain fastens around the neck with a spring ring 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.
Gift of Carole Tanenbaum