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Photo: John Bigelow Taylor, 2008

Margret Craver (United States, 1907–2010)

Hair Ornament
Date: 1959
5 3/4 x 2 3/8 x 7/8 in. (14.6 x 6 x 2.2 cm)
Medium: Yellow gold, en résille enamel, gold foil; fabricated
Credit Line: Museum of Arts and Design, New York; commissioned by the American Craft Council, 1959
Object number: 1959.12
Not on View
DescriptionThis hair ornament is long and thin, with a smooth sword-like base and an enamel decorative top. The top features a clear disk with embellishment in gold, black, and red. The disk is held in place by four gold wings. The gold framework and embellishment has a finely hammered surface.
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