String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 37.4 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
21 aventurine. 11 91 rhomboid, 10 square tabular) opaque white and cobalt with marvered aventurine trails, lampworked; 8 circular pale transparent amber with aventurine swirls; 2 opaque white circular with thin aventurine trail at equator, lampworked; 72 circular opaque cobalt blue. Strung on axed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source