Steven and William Ladd, ‘Tape Necklace’, 2004, Mingei International Museum

Hand-loomed glass bead Tape Necklace with a cream and brown glossy Delica bead border. Inset honey colored background with geometric motifs in bright orange. 27 grouped motifs span the belt. Silver tubular clasp.

William finished this work for me to wear to Christian Lacroix’s haute couture- which we had collaborated on.

Function and Fantasy: Steven and William Ladd. Mingei International Museum, San Diego, California. 2014. Curator Christine Knoke.

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