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Dieg Bou Diar 1 Necklace

This is a Necklace. It was designed by Mieke Groot and metal worker: Moussa Thiam and glass worker: Edwin Dieperink. It is dated 2006. Its medium is steel, lamp-blown glass, silver, thread, magnet (closure). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Groot produced a rhymthmic balance of forms through her collaboration with glassworker Edwin Dieperink in Amsterdam, who created blown glass globes, and Senagalese craftsman Moussa Thiam who transformed discarded tomato paste cans into brighty colored “beads.”

It is credited Promised gift to the Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

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  • indigo-dyed cotton.
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.
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  • Kimono Coat
  • wool, linen, mixed fibers.
  • Gift of Eileen Fisher.
  • 2017-30-2

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Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 3.5 × 24 cm (1 3/8 × 9 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

No marks

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.

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