String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 38.1 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
14 foils, cylinders, core of transparent dark pink with band of silver foil overlaid by trails of transparent light pink, lampworked; 20 opaque pink satin encased in colorless ovoid twisted square, lampworked; 46 circular opalescent wound (?); 4 assorted circular; 2 transparent opalescent pink; 1 transparent pink with opaque white swirls, wound; 1 opaque pink. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source