String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.438
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 34.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
11 circular opaque blue with opaque brick red and aventurine pulled feather design, lampworked; 11 circular aventurine; 1 circular pieces of aventurine encased in amber (?); 8 opaque blue asymmetrical concave faceted shape with 3 lines in each concave facet, pressed; 4 circular opaque light blue satin encased in colorless satin glass; 4 opaque blue satin, circular, faceted, mold-pressed; 2 transparent light blue with matte surface, standard convex core; 24 circular opaque blue; 18 transparent light blue circular faceted; 2 transparent blue circular faceted. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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