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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.


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


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

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Medium or Technique

Felt, thread, and elastic string


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands