String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.172
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 41.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
Ten circular "flowers" three sizes opaque blue, wound with aventurine band and trails, roses, forget-me-nots, lampworked; three barrel "flowers" opaque red, wound with opaque white, colorless and blue green trails roses, gold leaf wash, lampworked; 64 circular with mold-pressed design opaque red orange satin glass; 23 triangular ovoid, opaque light blue core with colorless overlay, lampworked; one circular transparent light blue with opaque white swirls, wound; three circular spiral fluted opaque light blue glass with overlay of colorless; one circular transparent light blue and colorless swirls, wound. Strung on waxed linen.