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Schiaparelli 1937. A striking, unusual design, this necklace by Schiaparelli is characteristic of her highly original design aesthetic. The sculptural piece, crisp in gold metal, although worn as jewelry, also looks like and functions as a collar, exemplar of Schiaparelli's Surrealist influences.

Blouse. Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Date: ca. 1937. Culture: French. Medium: rayon. Dimensions: Length at CB: 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm).

Insect Button Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973) Designer: Attributed to Jean Clemént (French, 1900–1949) Designer: Attributed to Roger Jean-Pierre (French, active 1934–1976) Date: fall 1938 Culture: French Medium: synthetic, metal

Necklace. Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973). Date: fall 1938. Culture: French. Medium: metal. Dimensions: 11 x 9 1/2 in. (27.9 x 24.1 cm).