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Object Timeline

1980

  • Work on this object began.

1990

  • Work on this object ended.

1994

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Turquoise Bear Necklace, 1980–90

This is a Necklace. It was designed by Ms. Constance Abernathy. It is dated 1980–90 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is carved turquoise, diamonds, rubies, gold chain, cord. 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

Overall: 19 x 15 x 4.1 cm (7 1/2 x 5 7/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Turquoise Bear Necklace, 1980–90; Designed by Constance Abernathy (American, 1931–1994); USA; carved turquoise, diamonds, rubies, gold chain, cord; Overall: 19 x 15 x 4.1 cm (7 1/2 x 5 7/8 x 1 5/8 in.); Gift of Constance Abernathy; 1994-47-4

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