Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Title: 
Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.165
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 36.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
Twelve circular "flowers" opaque light blue, wound with aventurine band and trails, roses and forget-me-nots, lampworked. Thirteen barrel "flowers", opaque light blue glass, gold leaf band, aventurine trail rose and forget-me-nots, lampworked; 98 circular opaque light blue, wound. Strung on waxed linen in repetitive sequence.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Former Collection
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