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Necklace composed of hand paper and glass

The neclace is composed of pierced, handmade circles of paper in varying shades of red. In the center is a cast, semi-translucent, biconical glass bead.


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

Credit Line

Gift of Joanne Herman in memory of Barbara Herman

Japanese, about 2000


Depth x diameter: 1.2 x 17 cm (1/2 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Paper, elastic string, and glass


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands