String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.504
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 45.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
23 aventurine. 12 aventurine flecks encased in colorless, spiral fluted barrel shape, lampworked; 11 circular opaque light blue with opaque white and aventurine pulled feather design, lampworked; 12 concave rounded triangle, opaque turquoise blue satin encased in colorless, lampworked; 15 transparent light amber, circular faceted; 3 transparent brown circular faceted; 1 circular faceted transparent light blue; 25 circular opaque turquoise blue; 22 gold toned metal bicones, fluted. Strung on waxed linen/
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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