String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.517
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 38.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
52 aventurine. 32 circular transparent and pale amber with aventurine swirls, lampworked; 17 circular (1 ovoid), colorless core encased with opaque white encased with colorless with aventurine stripes; 10 translucent opalescent, circular, faceted; 2 ovoid transparent pale orange with aventurine swirls, lampworked; 12 translucent opalescent barrel shaped with textured surface, lampworked. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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