String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.275
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 37.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
34 orange and opalescent ovoid fluted spirals, lampworked; 1 ovoid foil, transparent amber with silver foil equator band; exposed foils (2 cylindrical-ovoid) transparent red or amber overlaid with silver foil, trails of amber glass; 2 circular transparent red with aventurine swirls (lampworked); 2 rhomboid transparent amethyst with amethyst swirls, lampworked, pressed; 16 circular, transparent amber glass; 2 small circular foils, 1 transparent amber, 1 transparent red. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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