String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
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Overall L: 36.7 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
String of 79 glass beads. 6 foils - 2 circular, gold foil encased in transparent pale green with opaque green swirls, lampworked - 4 opaque green cylinders with band of gold foil with green "painting" encased in colorless band, lampworked; 8 colorless with opaque light and dark green swirls - distorted barrel shape (5 small, 3 large); 6 opaque olive drab with opaque tan spirals, lampworked - 5 distorted barrel shape, distorted circular; 11 colorless with opaque green, olive green swirls - 6 distorted barrel shape, 5 distorted circular; 4 circular, transparent light green with opaque green swirls, lampworked; 18 circular faceted - 15 transparent olive green, 3 transparent green; 5 faceted bicones - 3 transparent olive green, 2 transparent green (1 large, 1 small); 1 transparent olive green faceted barrel; 12 circular transparent green, wound. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source