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Woman's necklace (tamasai)

20th century
Tae Isori (Japanese, born in 1936)


Length: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Glass beads

Not On View



Large necklace made of blue, white, black and clear glass beads of various sizes.


20th century, beads inherited by Akiro Isori from his family, who owned them for approximately 3 generations; before 2007, gift of Akiro Isori to his wife, Tae Isori, Kawau Onsen, Japan; 2017, gift of Tae Isori to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 18, 2017)

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Gift of Tae Isori in memory of Akira Isori