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Cross Necklace
  • Robert W. Ebendorf
    born 1938
    born: Topeka, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • Cross Necklace, 1993
  • Where object was made: United States
  • metal, olive oil can, coat hanger, wood, seashell
  • Object Height/Width: 53.4 x 21.9 cm maximum
    Object Height/Width: 21 x 8 5/8 in maximum
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0004

Twig necklace with cross pendant made from metal (identified as olive oil can) and incorporating found objects (identified as coat hanger off street, wood, stick, seashell). Red twig wrapped in pieces of shiny gold/orange metal (olive oil can) in a circle with two projecting ends. The lower end has a seashell. A cross pendant with a blue center and pieces of shiny gold/orange metal (olive oil can) is suspended with metal wire from the twig.