String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.509
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 40.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
12 aventurine. 8 opaque pink and aventurine pieces in colorless, circular tabular, lampworked; 4 colorless encased in opaque pink encased in colorless with aventurine stripes (2 ovoid, 2 circular tabular), lampworked; 70 transparent pale pink faceted bicones, drawn; 19 opaque pink and opalescent swirls, spiral twist shape, lampworked. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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