String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.171
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 38.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
Twelve "flowers"; seven opaque light aquamarine wound with aventurine band and trails, roses and forget-me-nots (yellow center), lampworked, circular - five opaque light blue wound with aventurine band, opaque white and blue cane trails, roses, forget-me-nots (yellow center), lampworked, circular; 45 opaque turquoise; four circular, 41 barrel disks; 12 opaque pale blue circular, mold-pressed; five opaque light blue satin, circular (four slightly smaller than one); 42 transparent blue-gray circular, some wound - three sizes; seven translucent blue-gray with amethyst or blue swirl circular, wound, two sizes; one colorless with opaque blue gray swirl, small circular, wound; three opaque pale blue turquoise, circular; one opaque light blue,circular. Strung on linen.