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Bobbin necklace

This necklace incorporates sewing bobbins inlad with polymer clay patterns created by using a number of techniques, including caning, inlaying (including micromosaic inlays), lattice-work, surface texturing, mokume gane, weaving, carving, and phototransfer.

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

2008, created by artist Cynthia Toops of Seattle, WA; gift of Toops to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of the artist

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, 2008

Dimensions

Depth x diameter: 2 x 27.5 cm (13/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4501

Medium or Technique

Polymer clay and steel

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands