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1948

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1963

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1991

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Choker (USA), ca. 1953

This is a choker. It was designed by Irena Brynner. It is dated ca. 1953 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Irena Brynner. It is credited Gift of Irena Brynner.

  • Necklace, 1973
  • bent silver wire, sheet silver, polished moonstone.
  • Promised gift to the Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian....
  • 7067.117.2016

Its dimensions are

Overall: 11.2 x 11.1 x 1.9 cm (4 7/16 x 4 3/8 x 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Choker (USA), ca. 1953; Designed by Irena Brynner (American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003); silver; Overall: 11.2 x 11.1 x 1.9 cm (4 7/16 x 4 3/8 x 3/4 in.); Gift of Irena Brynner; 1991-165-3

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