String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.621
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 44.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
45 transparent yellow green, circular faceted; 2 band of gold foil, "painted" encased in transparent yellow green, line of opaque green at equator, barrel shape, wound; 6 transparent light blue-green, circular, faceted (almost all facets polished away); 7 transparent green (2 circular faceted - 4 long cornerless squares faceted - 1 faceted tear drop); 1 circular medallion with 5 sided transparent green shape; 2 small circular brass beads. Strung on linen (yellow green and metal meads) and joined by metal rings (older party of a necklace).
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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