Necklace, 1983 Hammered steel nails, gold, silver, mother-of-pearl. Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds and General Acquisition Endowment. 1984-83-1.
What is this?
Chainmail form made of silver, covered with overlapping rows of hammered, flattened feather-like steel nails; row of small, gold pod forms along inner edge; large clasp covered by roughly square panel of pale rose mother-of-pearl with gold fastenings.