String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 38.1 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
25 foils. 24 opaque white and amethyst marbled, overlaid with pieces of silver foil, overlaid with "crumbs" of various colors, marvered, lampworked (16 long barrels and 9 circular) - 1 circular transparent red with opaque white swirls overlaid with thin band of silver foil partially overlaid by white trails and polychrome "crumbs", lampworked; 16 colorless faceted circular, drawn; 12 colorless truncated bicones; 34 colorless faceted truncated bicones; 4 circular opaque white and amethyst marbled core with marvered "crumbs" of transparent red or tan and yellow green. Strung on monofilament.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source