String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 35.1 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
33 foils. 16 circular, opaque "black" with pieces of "painted" silver foil overlaid by (?), lampworked - 17 circular opaque "black" with band of silver foil partially overlaid by polychrome "crumbs", lampworked; 74 transparent turquoise blue faceted cornerless cubes; 1 transparent turquoise blue circular; 1 transparent blue faceted cornerless cube. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source