String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.439
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 36.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
22 ovoid or long barrel shape, opaque cream with turquoise and aventurine pulled feather design, lampworked; 13 opaque cream with band of silver foil partially overlaid with trail of light turquoise; 36 circular transparent brownish "crackled" or "frosted". Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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