String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.148
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 39.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
31 opaque turquoise blue, wound, gold leaf central band, applied aventurine trails, roses, forget-me-nots, lampworked (two ovoid, 29 circular graduated sizes); 24 circular aventurine beads; five larger circular aventurine; wound; two ovoid aventurine, one flecks in transparent smokey glass; second aventurine and pink in colorless glass; 30 colorless circular small beads, lustre finish; nine transparent yellow seed beads. Strung on waxed linen in uneven pattern.