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Woman's necklace

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Silver necklace with swirling and interwrining looping at front and rope-like wrappings in the back with hook and eye-like clasp at center back.

Provenance

By 2009, collection of Michael Playford, London, England; December 10, 2009, purchased by Jacqueline Fowler, Stanford, CT, through Heritage Auction Galleries, New York sale, lot 73010; 2010, gift of Fowler to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler

Chinese (Guizhou), 1920s

Dimensions

Overall: 27.3 x 29.2 x 7.6 cm (10 3/4 x 11 1/2 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1371

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands