String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.254
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 37.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
18 foils, pear shaped, band of "painted" silver foil encased at lower end of transparent brown, lampworked; 20 transparent brown circular faceted; 6 opaque blue satin, circular faceted, mold-pressed; 1 transparent amber circular faceted; 2 ovoid tabular transparent amber, faceted; 6 transparent amber faceted bicones; 2 transparent amber faceted cornerless cubes. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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