String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.555
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 38.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
70 circular band of gold foil (sometimes "painted") encased in opalescent, lampworked (8 large, 62 small); 27 transparent amethyst, circular faceted; 1 transparent amethyst, circular. Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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