Yellow and Green Plastic Earring (one of a pair)
Length x width: 8 × 4.4 cm (3 1/8 × 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Plastic, white metal, brass
Not On View
These clip-on earrings consist of an underlying rectangular weft of clear beads to which yellow, green, and clear faceted plastic beads of varying sizes are mounted. The weft is string-mounted to a circular metal disk. Attached to the disk is a brass clip with a cut-out star.
"MADE IN ITALY BY Coppola e Toppo" on clip
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