String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.736
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: 
6 circular opaque blue green with aventurine flecks, wound; 2 opaque blue green, melon shaped circular, pressed; 28 cylindrical barrel, opaque tan and opaque turquoise, marbled design, lampworked; 46 opaque tan, oblate discs (several sizes - light and dark tan); 8 translucent to opaque tannish opalescent (1 circular - 7 circular with mold-pressed spiral flute design). Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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