String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 42.6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
45 foils; 39 rounded triangles, transparent turquoise with band of silver foil partially encased with transparent turquoise trails, lampworked (2 sizes), 2 conical shaped, same color and techniques; 4 cylindrical, unknown color encased in silver foil partially encased in trailed lighter turquoise blue; 30 transparent pale blue bicones 92 sizes), mold pressed?. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source