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Scratched Beads Necklace

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Irregularly shaped flat links made of pewter with a layer of epoxy on each side; the epoxy scratched and marked with ink; the pewter and epoxy links separated by small round black beads; three triangular links have epoxy on one side only. Part of a set with earrings DF.INV.099.1-2

Signed

On reverse of one of the triangular links are impressed marks. Device of a bird ( a robin) in a circle, a "hand" in a circle, a "Q" in a square , " Pewter" in a square and "84".

Provenance

Robin Quigley; Daphne Farago, May 23, 1989 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Robin Quigley R.Q.

1984

Object Place

Providence, Rhode Island

Dimensions

Overall: 29 x 1 cm (11 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.447

Medium or Technique

Pewter, epoxy, ink, and black serpentine beads

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands