String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 39.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
16 foils - 4 ovoid/barrel transparent dark green encasing gold foil trail - 5 transparent dark green overlaid with silver foil with transparent green trail; 2 transparent "black" oblate with spots of silver foil overlaid with transparent green; 1 ovoid barrel opaque black overlaid with gold foil with black and transparent green "crumbs"; 49 colorless faceted bicones, 1 colorless faceted ovoid. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source