String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.525
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 50.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
9 aventurine, circular tabular shape, 1 with opaque white core, 2 with opaque light transparent pale amber with aventurine stripes; 22 ovoid squares, opaque white satin encased in transparent blue, lampworked, pressed. Strung on waxed cord with gold toned calotte crimps and barrel screw clasp.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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