String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.306
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 40.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
36 foils - 3 circular, silver foil encased in transparent pale turquoise, lampworked; 2 opaque blue with spots of silver foil overlaid by transparent cobalt blue and 31 transparent blue glass core overlaid with pieces of silver foil all encased in transparent turquoise, long cylinder shape; 2 transparent cobalt blue fluted swirls; 22 circular transparent cobalt blue, faceted; 5 circular transparent turquoise blue, faceted; 12 circular transparent light blue, wound and faceted; 5 miscellaneous - 2 transparent light turquoise truncated cones, faceted; 1 transparent turquoise bicone; 1 circular opaque light blue satin, encased in colorless, mold-pressed; 1 barrel shape colorless with opaque turquoise swirls, lampworked. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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