String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.271
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 45.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
11 foils. Cylindrical shape, colorless core with band of gold foil partially overlaid with transparent green blobs, lampworked; 26 circular opaque light green with brown satin encased in colorless, mold-pressed, satin finish (10 large, 16 medium size); 15 circular opaque green satin with opaque "black line" encased in colorless, faceted, mold=pressed (10 small, 5 medium); 21 opaque green satin, faceted barrel shape; 14 transparent green ovoid asymmetrically faceted; 4 tabbed bicone brass toned metal with dark "antiquing". Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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