String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 35.7 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
31 aventurine. 27 circular tabular opaque turquoise blue with aventurine ribbons (2 sizes), lampworked; 2 square opaque turquoise with pieces of encased aventurine, hole on diagonal, lampworked; 4 circular foils opaque white with band of silver foil partially covered with trail of transparent turquoise, lampworked; 46 transparent light turquoise ovoid faceted. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source