String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.534
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 45.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
15 aventurine, opaque black with aventurine pieces, circular, mold-pressed(?); 14 ovoid translucent grey with opaque pink and white marvered "crumbs", lampworked. Strung on linen with gold toned filigree fishhook clasp and calotte crimps.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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