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Necklace with Turquoise
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Necklace with Turquoise


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Description This appealing silver and turquoise Pueblo necklace is of a style popular during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The necklace consists of turquoise and silver beads with silver cross pendants. Christianity was introduced to the area by Franciscan priests from Spain; the necklace is reminiscent of the Spanish Catholic rosary.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/08/1979Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Bedazzled: 5,000 Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum. Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006-2009.
  • Bedazzled: 5,000 Years of Jewelry. El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso. 2010.
Provenance [Arizona]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1916 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1916

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Creator
Period
early 20th century
Medium
turquoise, silver
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.992
Measurements
10 1/16 in. (25.5 cm)
Geographies
  • USA (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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