String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.760
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 24.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
27 circular opaque cream with band of aventurine at equator with transparent red and green dots, aventurine trails, marvered, lampworked (graduated sizes); 22 circular transparent light green with aventurine swirls, lampworked; 4 circular opaque green core with aventurine swirls atop; all encased in colorless, lampworked. Strung on waxed linen with brass calotte crimps, silver spring ring and jump ring clasp.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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