String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 40.3 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
8 foils, transparent green with band of silver foil partially encased with trails of transparent green, lampworked (2 circular, 6 cylindrical shape); 65 circular/barrel opaque green satin, faceted, mold-pressed; 2 circular opaque green encased in colorless, faceted, lampworked; 9 circular opalescent and transparent green "crackle" or "frosted", mold-pressed; 1 circular opaque green satin encased in colorless, lampworked (?); 4 transparent green encased in opalescent, circular; 2 circular opalescent with translucent green swirls. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source