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Silk Necklace, 2002

This is a Necklace. It was designed by Annamaria Zanella. It is dated 2002. Its medium is smithed, impressed and enameled gold, magnets (clasp). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Inspired by the luxurious early 20th-century plissé Fortuny fabrics, the surface of Zanella’s brooch consists of bright yet velvety shades of gold disrupted by passages of black and red lacquer in graceful, ribbon-like effects.

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

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  • Sample (England)
  • H x W: 5 x 5.5 cm (1 15/16 x 2 3/16 in.).
  • Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.
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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 26.8 × 10 × 1.2 cm (10 9/16 × 3 15/16 × 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

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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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