String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.268
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 41.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
33 foils. 12 transparent amethyst with pieces of foil overlaid by amethyst trails, ovoid, lampworked - 8 transparent amethyst with band of silver foil partially overlaid by transparent amethyst trails, barrel shape, lampworked - 2 as previous but with transparent pink instead of amethyst, lampworked - 4 transparent amethyst with band of silver foil partially overlaid with transparent light amethyst trails, lampworked; 34 transparent pale amethyst faceted, circular/barrel shaped. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
Category: