String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.242
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 42.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
35 foils, 25 band of silver foil encased in transparent turquoise spiral barrel shape, lampworked; 10 circular band of silver foil with transparent turquoise "paint" encased in colorless, lampworked; 16 colorless faceted circular or barrel shaped' 52 colorless faceted bicones. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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