Sarneel created this necklace on the theme of bereavement, incorporating a vintage textile worn in the costume tradition of the Dutch village of Marken, near Amsterdam. For Sarneel, the onyx beads and zinc “tears” also refer to mourning and grief.
It is credited
Promised gift to the Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 43.5 × 9.5 × 4.3 cm (17 1/8 × 3 3/4 × 1 11/16 in.)
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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.