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Neck ruff

The ornaments consists of coiled steel wire with clear, faceted beads held in place through crimped strips. It is worn as a choker.

Provenance

Purchased by the Donor in the 1990s; Gift to MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Joanne Herman in memory of Barbara Herman

English, about 2000

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.5 x 22 cm (1 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.540

Medium or Technique

Silver-tone metal and glass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands