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An image of Spider (tarantula) pendant and chain by Mildred Creed

Mildred Creed

(Australia 04 May 1874 – 09 May 1943)

Spider (tarantula) pendant and chain
Other titles:
Tarantula pendant and chain
(circa 1914)
Media category
Materials used
silver and blister pearl

39.4 cm chain; 3.4 x 3.1 cm pendant:

a - chain; 39.4 cm; chain

b - pendant; 3.4 x 3.1 cm; pendant

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Purchased 1914
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Kenneth Cavill and Eva Czernis-Ryl, Brilliant: Australian gold and silver 1851-1950, 'Australian gold and silver 1901-1950', pg. 59-124, Sydney, 2011, 68 (colour illus., detail). plate no. 109

Deborah Edwards and Alisa de Torres, Australian decorative arts, Sydney, 1991, 23(colour illus.) ,22. 99

Joan Kerr (Editor), Heritage: The national women's art book, Sydney, 1995, 176 (illus.). 293. Entry by Louise Giacco. Biography by Louise Giacco p 337.

Exhibition history (1)

Review: works by women from the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Mar 1995–04 Jun 1995