String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.319
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 37.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
54 foils - 6 circular transparent yellow green overlaid with silver foil, partially overlaid with transparent yellow green trails, lampworked; 7 opaque white with band of silver foil partially overlaid with transparent yellow green and yellow trails, lampworked (2 ovoid, 2 pear shaped, 3 circular) and 6 circular opaque white overlaid in silver foil, partially overlaid in light yellow trails, lampworked; 28 circular opaque white encased in silver foil partially overlaid with transparent yellow green trails, lampworked (graduated sizes); 37 transparent yellow green circular faceted; 6 transparent yellow green circular, drawn. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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