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Photo: John Bigelow Taylor, 2008

Earl Pardon (United States, 1926–1991)

Necklace
Date: 1989
Dimensions:
7 1/2 x 6 x 3/16 in. (19.1 x 15.2 x 0.5 cm)
Medium: Cloisonné enamel on silver, gemstones, 14k gold; constructed, riveted
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. William Ziff, 1991
Object number: 1991.15
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DescriptionThis necklace is composed of a long row of thin rectangles, made from metal, gemstones, and enamel. The pieces are brightly colored, mostly in blues, purples, and reds. Many of the rectangles are embellished with circular gems and have patterned and textured grounds.
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