String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 40.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
10 foils. 6 transparent rust colored with striations overlaid with band of silver foil partially overlaid with "crumbs" of polychrome colors, ovoid, lampworked - 4 band of silver foil encased in transparent dark pink, uneven surface, barrel shaped; 44 transparent pink, circular to oblate, wound (2 sizes); 10 colorless circular faceted, drawn; 64 colorless faceted, truncated bicones; 1 transparent pink, circular, faceted, large. Strung on monofilament.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source