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Necklace, 1989

This is a Necklace. It was designed by Ramona Solberg. It is dated 1989 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is dominos, silver, leather cord. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

American pioneer, Ramona Solberg often used objects she collected during her extensive travels or ordinary items from her own household, such as the dominoes she strung on a simple leather cord.

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

  • Necklace
  • hemp yarn, heat formed acrylic tubing, plastic beads and coils, melted and....
  • 2016-42-1

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 28.5 × 20.5 × 1.3 cm (11 1/4 × 8 1/16 × 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

On reverse, applied rectangle stamped with 'RAMONA'

Cite this object as

Necklace, 1989; Designed by Ramona Solberg (American, 1921 - 2005); dominos, silver, leather cord; H x W x D: 28.5 × 20.5 × 1.3 cm (11 1/4 × 8 1/16 × 1/2 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-105

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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