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Brooch

The brooch consists of a circular, regularly pierced aluminum strainer with eleven paper clips, each hanging from a piercing at the bottom edge, and a safety pin clasp strung through two piercings above the center of the strainer.

Provenance

Donna Schneier Fine Arts; September 21, 1994 purchased by Daphne Farago; 2006, gift of Daphne Farago to the MFA.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

1941–46

Object Place

Black Mountain, North Carolina

Dimensions

Overall: 10.8 x 7.9 x 1 cm (4 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.44

Medium or Technique

Aluminum strainer, paper clips, safety pin

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches