String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.267
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 42.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
8 foils - 8 core of silver foil overlaid with transparent amethyst with 2 rectangles of silver foil overlaid with transparent peacock blue, lampworked; square long barrels - 3 transparent peacock blue with amber swirls, asymmetrical, faceted, lampworked; 14 transparent pale amethyst, circular faceted; 4 transparent amethyst core overlaid with colorless, circular faceted, drawn; 44 opaque pink with opaque pale lavender stripes (10 ovoid spiral fluted, wound - 34 circular, small); 18 circular opaque pink with opaque pale lavender swirls, lampworked; 13 circular same as previous but with additional amethyst swirls; 1 distorted circular transparent pale amethyst with opaque pale lavender swirls. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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