Our vibrant necklace is based on stylized peacock feathers depicted in a color pochoir
(stencil) print in Combinaisons Ornementales
, published about 1901 in Paris. Considered the “bible” of decorative Art Nouveau elements, this exceptional portfolio of patterns and designs, a copy of which is in the Museum’s collection, was created by Georges Auriol (pseudonym for Jean-Georges Huyot, (French, 1863– 1938), Alphonse Maria Mucha (Czech, 1860–1939), and Maurice Pillard Verneuil (French, 1869–1942).
24K gold overlay, hand enameled. Made in the USA. Hook and eye closure. Adjusts from 16''L to 18''L with extender chain.