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Title

Spider (tarantula) pendant and chain

(circa 1914)


Artist

Mildred Creed

Australia

04 May 1874 - 09 May 1943


Details


Other Title

Tarantula pendant and chain


Date

(circa 1914)


Media category

Jewellery


Materials used

silver and blister pearl


Dimensions

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.


Credit

Purchased 1914


Accession number

2266.a-b


Artist information

Mildred Creed

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


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. cat.no. 99

Joan Kerr (Editor), Heritage: The national women's art book, Sydney, 1995, 176 (illus.). cat.no. 293. Entry by Louise Giacco. Biography by Louise Giacco p 337.