Rhinestone choker worn by Ophelia DeVore

Created by
Unidentified
Worn by
DeVore, Ophelia, American, 1922 - 2014
Medium
rhinestones, metal, and plastic
Dimensions
H x W (each): 15 × 1/2 in. (38.1 × 1.3 cm)
Type
necklaces
Place used
Paris, Île-de-France, France, Europe
Date
1959
Description
Rhinestone choker necklace worn by Ophelia DeVore. The necklace consists of two (2) chains of clear faceted rhinestones set into black plastic. A metal hook is at one end and a silver toned short chain ending in a clear faceted rhinestone is at the other, with the hook fastening through the chain to close.
Topic
African American
Beauty culture
Clothing and dress
Fashion
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ophelia DeVore
Object number
2011.25.3.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Adornment
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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