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Woman's suite of jewelry in three parts (necklace and earrings)

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The necklace of this suite is made of black paper mache disks, squares, and diamond with central colored and clear glass inlays. From the neck band of disks with a central element in the shape of a partitioned oval are suspended loops and fringes of the shaped elements. Each white metal clip...

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Provenance

1972, purchased by Karen Rotenberg, Boston, in Italy; gift of Rotenberg and her husband Michael to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Karen and Michael Rotenberg

Italian, 1972

Dimensions

Necklace: Length x height x depth: 40.5 x 13.5 x 0.5 cm (15 15/16 x 5 5/16 x 3/16 in.) Earrings: Height x width x depth: 6.5 x 1.5 x 1.7 cm (2 9/16 x 9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.316.1-3

Medium or Technique

Papier mache (?) and glass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Sets