String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.302
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 41.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
25 foils - 11 polychrome opaque cobalt blue with line of silver foil overlaid with transparent blue - 10 opaque white, long barrels with band of silver foil then blobs of transparent blue, marvered - 4 square cylinders, silver foil with "crumbs" encase in transparent turquoise; 10 opaque light turquoise blue, fluted; 6 circular transparent blue; 2 circular faceted transparent blue; 14 opaque turquoise satin encased in colorless, ovoid twisted square. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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