String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.497
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 39.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
41 aventurine circular, cobalt blue core with aventurine pieces encased in colorless, lampworked (12 medium, 29 large); 25 colorless circular faceted; 3 colorless barrel faceted; 30 circular transparent cobalt blue (29 small, 1 medium); 1 circular transparent cobalt blue with opaque white swirl; 10 colorless with gold metallic surface, short barrel shape. Strung on waxed linen with gold tones metal rondelles flank each of 12 medium size aventurine bead.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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