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1980

  • Work on this object began.

1989

  • Work on this object ended.

1994

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Quail Necklace, 1980–89

This is a Necklace. It was designed by Ms. Constance Abernathy. It is dated 1980–89 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is amber, jasper, ivory, coral, garnet, precious and semi-precious stones, including emerald, moonstone, amethyst, opal and turquoise, gold (clasp). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Constance Abernathy. It is credited Gift of Constance Abernathy.

Its dimensions are

Clasped: 19 x 16.7 x 3.2 cm (7 1/2 x 6 9/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Quail Necklace, 1980–89; Designed by Constance Abernathy (American, 1931–1994); USA; amber, jasper, ivory, coral, garnet, precious and semi-precious stones, including emerald, moonstone, amethyst, opal and turquoise, gold (clasp); Clasped: 19 x 16.7 x 3.2 cm (7 1/2 x 6 9/16 x 1 1/4 in.); Gift of Constance Abernathy; 1994-47-3

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