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1960

  • Work on this object began.

1970

  • Work on this object ended.

1995

  • We acquired this object.

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Necklace (Kenya), 1960–70

This is a Necklace. It is dated 1960–70 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is copper coins, beaten aluminum wire, glass beads. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (length unclasped): 35.5 × 5 × 1.2 cm (14 in. × 1 15/16 in. × 1/2 in.) H x W x D: 22 × 12.5 × 1.2 cm (8 11/16 × 4 15/16 × 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Necklace (Kenya), 1960–70; copper coins, beaten aluminum wire, glass beads; H x W x D (length unclasped): 35.5 × 5 × 1.2 cm (14 in. × 1 15/16 in. × 1/2 in.) H x W x D: 22 × 12.5 × 1.2 cm (8 11/16 × 4 15/16 × 1/2 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1995-37-9

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Esperanza Spalding Selects.

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