String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.321
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 45.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
59 foils - 2 large ovoid tabular with silver foil encased in transparent pale amber, lampworked - 4 circular gold foil encased in transparent amber, rough surface - 51 square tabular gold foil encased in transparent amber with opaque green trails, lampworked' 3 circular faceted, opaque yellow green encased in colorless, black line at equator, mold-pressed; 1 opaque green satin glass, faceted, mold-pressed. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
Category: