String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.535
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 39.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
9 aventurine circular tabular opaque red and aventurine pieces encased in colorless, lampworked; 14 ovoid barrel shape, flecks of aventurine on opaque red core encased in transparent amber, lampworked. Strung on waxed linen with brass toned screw barrel clasp and bead tips.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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