Wafer-style necklace

Native American (Santo Domingo Pueblo)
about 1965–69


Dimensions

Overall: 78.7cm (31in.) Other (Overall): 3.2cm (1 1/4in.)

Accession Number

1993.954

Medium or Technique

Turquoise and silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Necklace of graduated turquoise stone disks. Edges of stones ground flat for a close fit, and strung with cable. Silver hooked clasp fitted with silver bead and cone-shaped fittings, the latter having punched decoration.

Provenance

To Richard Muller by 1964. To Joan Pearson Watkins (in the Southwest) in 1964. Given to the Museum by Joan Pearson Watkins in 1993.

Credit Line

Gift of Joan Pearson Watkins in memory of my mother, Rose R. Jockwig