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Five elongated diamond shapes with sterling silver on one side and black Plexiglas on the reverse side, revolving around a central horizontal rod with a cubical post element at each end; the diamond elements can be arranged in any pattern by the wearer.

Provenance

Gansevoort Gallery; Daphne Farago, January 28, 1988 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Copyright © 1950 Betty Cooke

1953

Object Place

Baltimore, Maryland

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 4.4 x 0.6 cm (3 x 1 3/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.107

Medium or Technique

Silver, black Plexiglas

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches