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Stickpin

ca. 1975 Susan S. Lloyd Born: New Haven, Connecticut 1951 silver and acrylic 3 7/8 x 1/2 in. (9.9 x 1.3 cm.) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase 1975.156.4 Not currently on view


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Susan Lloyd’s interest in art deco designs of the 1930s inspired these stickpins, which have stepped mountings and are topped with plastic capsule-like domes. Lloyd began incorporating plastic into her metal pieces because she wanted to add color to her work.

Keywords

decorative arts - jewelry

Crafts - Metal

metal - silver

plastic - acrylic

About Susan S. Lloyd

Born: New Haven, Connecticut 1951

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