String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 34.8 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
19 foils. Circular opaque turquoise satin glass with "painted" foil eyes, lampworked (graduated sizes); 84 small circular opalescent (some barrel with worked surface); 3 opalescent "crackle" or "frosted" (1 smaller) bicones; 2 opalescent rhomboids; 3 opalescent circular pinched flutes; 8 circular, varying surface treatments, clambroth; 10 assorted opalescent; 2 bicones transparent light amber, wound.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source