String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 43.1 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
36 foils - 14 circular colorless with thin silver foil band overlaid with transparent at equator, lampworked, matte surface - 22 barrel shape, translucent white with blue spirals encasing band of silver foil with teal spots, lampworked; 23 circular colorless with matte surface; 8 colorless with matte surface, faceted cone shape; 45 transparent light blue truncated bicones, faceted. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source