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Heart-shaped pendant (a) of imitation lapiz with silver and diamond paste floral motif surrounded by paste, depending from large decorative silver and paste unit on chain of alternating imitation lapiz lozenges with silver and paste floral motifs and silver and paste decorative motifs. Said to...

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Provenance

Given by Isabella Stewart Gardner to Virginia Houghton (1898-1971) to wear at her Debut in Cambridge in 1917. A/D December 1978, ratified by V/C January 10, 1979

Credit Line

Gift of Alexander W. Dole

about 1917

Object Place

New York, United States

Dimensions

23.5 x 3.8 x 1 cm (9 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.623a

Medium or Technique

Silver alloy, enamel, and white paste stones

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands