String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.516
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 37.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
15 aventurine. 9 ovoid, transparent amber encasing aventurine and transparent red "crumbs", lampworked; 6 ovoid, pieces of aventurine and transparent red encased in transparent light amber, lampworked; 63 transparent deep red circular faceted 92 sizes); 32 colorless faceted truncated bicones. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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