String of Beads

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: 
Overall L: 37.9 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
16 foils - 8 circular band of silver foil encased in transparent turquoise, lampworked - 8 ovoid barrel, opaque peacock blue core, silver leaf(?) overlaid with dark blue "crumbs" and peacock blue blobs/trails, lampworked; 74 circular opaque peacock blue (14 small, 60 medium); 8 transparent turquoise blue circular faceted, drawn. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source