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Object Timeline

1953

  • Work on this object began.

1973

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2012

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2022

  • You found it!

Necklace (USA)

This is a necklace. It was designed by Irena Brynner. It is dated ca. 1963 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is gold, stone, diamonds. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Irena Brynner.

  • Whorl Pendant Neckpiece
  • carved cow and ox bone, snake vertebrae, resin, plastic (found objects),....
  • Promised gift to the Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian....
  • 7067.134.2016

Its dimensions are

(clasped): 28 x 9 x 1.5 cm (11 in. x 3 9/16 in. x 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Necklace (USA); Designed by Irena Brynner (American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003); gold, stone, diamonds; (clasped): 28 x 9 x 1.5 cm (11 in. x 3 9/16 in. x 9/16 in.); Gift of Irena Brynner; 1991-165-12

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