Design for Necklace with Brazilian Beetles

Graphite, brush and watercolor, white heightening on tracing paper | c. 1900

Unknown Maker

Nine beads are part of chain, from which hang alternately five large and four small beetles. Chains with beads hang as festoons.

Object: 1910-44-4

Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020
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