String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
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Overall L: 37.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
8 foils (2 smaller). Oblate, opaque yellow green, wound, band of gold foil covered by trail of glass, lampworked; 23 circular transparent yellow green faceted, graduated sizes; 53 opaque yellow green with lighter spirals, wound; 2 opaque yellow green cylinders, mold-pressed design; 1 transparent yellow green oblate, wound; 1 transparent green, circular faceted. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source