While the firm headed by Massimo and Lella Vignelli was preeminent in the fields of industrial, graphic, and interior design, jewelry was also one of Lella’s domains. The simple repeated wave form of this necklace is indicative of the clean, elegant and timeless design for which she became known.
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The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
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Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 2.1 × 13.2 cm (13/16 × 5 3/16 in.)
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Cite this object as
Necklace; Designed by Lella Vignelli (Italian, 1934 - 2016); bent silver wire; H x diam.: 2.1 × 13.2 cm (13/16 × 5 3/16 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-116
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.