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Necklace composed of mixed-metal, cylindrical beads

The necklace consists of six strands of cylindrical beads arranged in alternating colors (silver and copper-tone). The silver clasp is a toggle.

Signed

Elena Cantacuzene in script is impressed on a turtle-shaped tab at the toggle.

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

French, about 2000

Dimensions

Length x height: 3 x 43 cm (1 3/16 x 16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.532

Medium or Technique

Silver and patinated metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands