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Mitla Necklace, 2012

This is a Necklace. It was designed by Kiff Slemmons. It is dated 2012 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is handmade paper. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This is a unique piece made from paper from a workshop near Oaxaca, Mexico, that produces handmade paper. Particularly thick paper was made for this necklace, part of a series referring to ancient monuments in Oaxaca.

This object was donated by Susan Lewin. It is credited The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 3.2 × 26 cm (1 1/4 × 10 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

Mitla Necklace, 2012; Designed by Kiff Slemmons (American, b. 1944); handmade paper; H x diam.: 3.2 × 26 cm (1 1/4 × 10 1/4 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-101

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