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Medium: Knit, silk, beads and rhinestones
Date: Fall 2006
Credit: Museum purchase
Lanvin’s Alber Elbaz is lauded for his ability to modernize classic styles. In this instance, he gives a standard beaded necklace an inventive new look. Fine knit covers oversize beads, while a large ribbon tie adds a touch of femininity that is typical of the Lanvin aesthetic.
Object Number: 2007.10.2