String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.269
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 38.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
105 foils. 6 opaque "black" core with band of silver foil overlaid with transparent green, lampworked, circular; 53 opaque black circular faceted (graduated sizes); 7 opaque dark green, short square concave cone and concave end; 99 short barrel shaped foils - silver foil core encased in colorless with green swirls, lampworked. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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