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Woman's necklace

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This necklace is made up of rectangular panels of bamboo that is colored by gold and colored paint (?) assembled in a mosaic-like pattern, backed and connected by textile and containing four blue fabric panels. Round red glass faceted stones decorate the piece.


Mid 1970s, purchased by Karen Rotenberg, Boston, in Paris; gift of Rotenberg and her husband Michael to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)

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Gift of Karen and Michael Rotenberg

French, mid 1970s


Height x width x depth: 35.5 x 14.8 x 1 cm (14 x 5 13/16 x 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

gilt bamboo, fiber, and glass


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands