Necklace

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1940-1954

GUSN

GUSN-101903

Description

This necklace consists of a silver rope chain with a silver and mother of pearl pendant. The pendant is constructed in three vertical sections, each set with rectangular pieces of pink mother of pearl. Each section is connected to the next with silver bar hinges. The necklace closes with a tube clasp.

Details

Descriptive Terms

necklaces
silver (metal)
mother of pearl
Necklace

Label

"Mementos: Jewelry of Life and Love from Historic New England": Architect Walter Gropius's niece, Eveline Burchard, who came to visit the Gropiuses in the 1950s, possibly made this silver and mother-of-pearl set. Ise wore it in Athens on vacation in 1954.
Architect Walter Gropius's niece, Eveline Burchard, who came to visit the Gropiuses in the 1950s, possibly made this silver and mother-of-pearl set. Ise wore it in Athens on vacation in 1954.

Associated Building

Original to Gropius House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1354

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 3/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Ise Gropius

Accession Number

1984.1412

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