String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.292
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 37.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
String of 100 glass beads. 32 foils, circular transparent turquoise blue core with band of silver foil with overlay of transparent turquoise trails, lampworked, graduating sizes; 48 colorless faceted bicones in graduating sizes; 12 colorless barrel discs; 1 colorless with opaque white swirls in spiral fluted shape; 6 colorless alternating facets; 1 ovoid twisted rectangle with opaque white satin encased with colorless. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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