String of Beads

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.653
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 43.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
30 transparent teal with opaque "black" swirls, lampworked, circular; 31 opaque white satin encased in transparent blue, square shape, mold-pressed; 10 transparent blue and translucent white swirls encased in colorless, faceted 4-sided bicone, mold-pressed; 29 transparent light blue 5-sided barrel, faceted, mold-pressed(?); 1 transparent light blue circular; 58 opaque black seed beads. Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
Category: