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Necklace with amber plaques

The necklace consists of rough amber plaques with different surface textures graded in size from larger (in front) to smaller (in back). There is a hollow, silver, trapezoidal element in the center. The pin clasp is similar in shape.

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

Polish, about 2000

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2007.549

Medium or Technique

Silver and amber

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands