String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
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Overall L: 39.9 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
6 foils, transparent cobalt blue with band of silver foil partially overlaid with trails of transparent light green, lampworked, some oblate, some cylindrical; 64 transparent light green circular faceted (graduating sizes); 4 transparent cobalt blue faceted barrel shape; 11 colorless faceted bicones (3 sizes and varying numbers of facets); 53 colorless seed beads; 3 colorless faceted truncated bicone discs; 3 colorless faceted truncated cone discs. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source