String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.412
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 37.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
2 opaque teal blue green with white, rust, and blue spots, aventurine band at equator and aventurine swirls, lampworked, marvered long cylinder; 24 translucent clambroth, circular (2 sizes); 16 opaque blue-greenish teal, circular, wound; 60 transparent teal faceted bicones; 2 transparent dark green, barrel shape with concave indentations. Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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