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: 
Overall L: 38.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
8 foils; 4 band of silver foil encased in transparent yellow-gold, circular triangle with impressed trails, lampworked, pressed; 4 band of foil encased in translucent yellow with gold spirals, ovoid, lampworked; 8 colorless circular faceted; 32 transparent yellow-gold circular faceted; 24 transparent amber faceted discs; 71 colorless faceted bicones. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source