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Athenians 1982 pendant

Higher Level Record: 2000.83.1-20
ID Number: 2000.83.18
Title: Athenians 1982 pendant
Title Type: exhibition
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: pendants (jewelry)
boxes (containers)
Collection Type: Metals
Carnival Materials
Artist/Maker: Faget, Mignon, b. 1933 (designer) -- More information
Date: Created for 1982
Materials: bronze (metal)
ribbon (material)
Dimensions: 3/4 x 1 x 1/8 inches
Object Description Mardi Gras ball favor pendant with ribbon and box. Pendant given as a favor at the 1982 Krewe of Athenians ball. The pendant is in the form of an elephant in profile, wearing a tasseled saddle and headpiece. The pendant comes with a green satin ribbon, which it attaches to by two loops on the back, and is inside of a jewelry box marked "Mithras". The theme that year was "Barnum".
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Joan P. Suter and Ms. Nadia Moise
Inscription(s): artist and date Impressed positioned reverse center of pendant
"KOA '82 / Mf."
Printed in gold positioned cover/lid of box
Collection Theme(s): Carnival Organizations
Carnival-Mardi Gras
Local Life and Customs
Subjects: Carnival souvenirs.
Jewelry -- United States.
Circus performers -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Barnum, P. T., 1810-1891 -- More information
Faget, Mignon, b. 1933 -- More information
Krewe of Athenians -- More information
High Priests of Mithras -- More information
Balls (parties)
Condition: Good

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