String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.533
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 41.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
8 aventurine. 8 circular tabular opaque yellow green and aventurine pieces encased in transparent pale yellow green, lampworked; 46 opaque white and light green satin ovoid swirl, mold-pressed; 16 transparent green circular faceted, some drawn; 3 circular opaque white satin encased in transparent yellow green, lampworked; 1 opaque white satin encased in colorless, circular faceted; 1 opaque light green satin encased in colorless, ovoid (semi-spiral?), lampworked, "crackled" or "frosted". Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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