String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.488
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 34.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
4 circular band of silver foil with aventurine flecks encased in transparent amber, lampworked; 58 circular aventurine flecks encased in transparent amber, lampworked; 8 aventurine swirls encased in colorless or colorless with tinge of amber, distorted circular shape, lampworked. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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