String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.287
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 44.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
8 foils, opaque white long barrels with band of silver foil and polychrome "crumbs", lampworked; 11 circular opaque light turquoise satin core overlaid with colorless, faceted, mold-pressed; 66 circular faceted opalescent (22 medium, 44 small); 42 transparent turquoise blue bicones, faceted; 2 circular transparent turquoise blue, iridized mold-pressed, lines at ends.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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