String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 36.8 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
10 foils. Clambroth core with band of silver foil partially overlaid by transparent yellow and green "crumbs", square, lampworked; 70 circular opaque green satin, mold-pressed with scale design; 20 opaque black (1 circular, 3 circular faceted, 16 faceted barrel shape). Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source