String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.490
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 39.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
8 aventurine ovoid transparent amber (1 with opaque brick red) with almost solid aventurine overlaid with transparent dark green crumbs,marvered, lampworked; 34 pear-shape with asymmetrically facets, transparent dark green "crackled" or "frosted. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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