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Necklace with an antique jade pendant

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The necklace consists of a carved light green jade scalloped, round disc over which is centered an out-of round vermeil multi-element stylized bat motifs with filigree and the remains of turquoise enamel. The jade and vermeil components are sewn onto silk which goes over two lengths of pale...

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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: 48 cm (18 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Vermeil, jade, enamel and silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands