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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.

This is a necklace from Norway. It is dated 1983 and we acquired it in 1984. Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds and General Acquisition Endowment.

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Its medium is

hammered steel nails, raised gold, silver, mother-of-pearl

Its dimensions are

L x W (clasped): 21 x 23 cm (8 1/4 x 9 1/16 in.)

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Necklace (Norway), 1983 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=5 August 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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