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1920

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1925

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Object ID #907214177

This is a sautoir.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Neil Lane Collection as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated early 1920s. Its medium is diamonds, platinum, carved rock crystal.

This long necklace or sautoir represents a new jewelry form aimed at those wearing less structured undergarments and flat-front dresses that could accommodate jewels extending beyond the bodice. A sautoir could also be provocatively twirled and handled for a seductive look.

It is credited Neil Lane Collection.

  • Sautoir, ca. 1926
  • platinum, pearls, diamonds.
  • Lent by Tiffany and Company, Archives, A2010.08.
  • 62.2016.2
  • Object ID #907130465
  • diamonds, rubies, emeralds, onyx, and platinum.
  • Private Collection.
  • 41.2016.8

Its dimensions are

Length: 13 in.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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