String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 31.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
22 foils. Band of silver foil with polychrome "painting" encased in transparent turquoise blue with trail of opaque blue at equator, lampworked; 1 large transparent teal blue bicone, faceted, some iridization; 7 transparent teal blue faceted (3 cylinders, 4 circular); 6 transparent dark green circular, wound (2 with dimpled surface); 12 circular colorless, faceted (various sizes); 2 cylindrical colorless faceted; 1 colorless faceted truncated bicone. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source