String of Beads

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access, which will be incrementally released over time. On November 1, 2022, “My Collection” sets will be discontinued and no longer available. If you have “My Collection” sets you wish to preserve, we encourage you to print the sets, save as a PDF, or otherwise make your own copies of important information for your future reference.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.336
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 34.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
13 foils - 4 circular opaque yellow green core with band of silver foil overlaid with transparent turquoise blue, lampworked - 4 circular, transparent green core with gold foil band partially overlaid with transparent light blue trails - 3 circular, silver foil band encased in transparent turquoise, lampworked - 2 circular transparent green with band of gold foil partially covered with trails of green, lampworked; 14 colorless long square cylinders with faceted cone ends (graduated sizes); 36 colorless faceted (various sizes); 14 colorless faceted bicones, 4 colorless truncated cones, faceted; 10 opaque black discs; 1 colorless faceted disc; 1 small colorless, spiral fluted. Strung on waxed linen. Some metal rondelles.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
Category: