String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 37.6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
24 foils, long ovoids, gold foil with polychrome "painting" encased in colorless with brown striations, lampworked; 18 circular transparent brown, faceted; 7 circular transparent amber, faceted; 16 faceted bicones (3 transparent amber, 13 transparent light amber). Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source