String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.536
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 34.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
39 aventurine. 17 opaque turquoise with aventurine pieces (14 circular tabular, 3 ovoid), lampworked; 16 circular opaque brick red with aventurine flecks - 6 circular aventurine swirls encased in transparent amber, lampworked; 6 circular faceted opaque blue satin encased in colorless, lampworked, pressed. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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