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Felt-ball necklace with embroidery

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The necklace is composed of 21 muted multi-colored felt balls embellished with colored thread embroidery designs and strung on a continuous brown elastic string, knotted on either side of each ball.

Provenance

Purchased by the Donor in the 1990s; Gift to MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Joanne Herman in memory of Barbara Herman

about 2000

Dimensions

Length: 55 cm (21 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2007.558

Medium or Technique

Felt, thread, and elastic string

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands