String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 36.0 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
16 opaque yellow circular, wound with applied decoration of roses, blue forget-me-nots, aventurine trails and band, lampworked; 35 transparent pale yellow circular (some shiny surface, some matte); 22 transparent amber, some with facets, some plain, wound; two opaque light yellow circular; four ovoid transparent light amber, faceted; two transparent yellow bicone, faceted; 52 transparent amber cylindrical spacers with slanted edges; one ovoid triangular pale yellow opaque; one yellow spiral fluted cylinder; one transparent amber convex cone dish. Strung on linen.