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: 
91.3.382
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 41.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
60 chevrons, compound layers, opaque white core, opaque blue, opaque white, opaque brick red, opaque white, blue (58 cylinders and 2 cylinders with domed end); 2 chevrons, compound layers, opaque white core, opaque brick red, opaque white, blue, cylindrical; 1 chevron, compound layers, opaque white core, opaque brick red, opaque white, transparent green, cylindrical; 62 striped chevrons, compound layer, opaque white core, opaque brick red, opaque white and opaque black with opaque yellow stripes, cylindrical. Strung on goldish orange thong.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
Category: