String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.524
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 37.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
13 aventurine cylindrical (2 sizes) opaque white with marvered green "crumbs" and band of aventurine at equator, lampworked; 24 circular opaque white and light green speckled circular; 4 circular opaque white with marvered green "crumbs", lampworked; 6 small circular opaque light green and translucent white or opalescent swirls and spots, lampworked (?); 39 faceted bicones, transparent light green striations in colorless (?), mold-pressed. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
Category: