String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.322
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 44.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
10 foils, long cylinder opaque wine color with gold foil band overlaid with wine and transparent amber, lampworked; 2 ovoid transparent amber with aventurine swirls, lampworked; 8 ovoid colorless encasing flecks of aventurine and opaque brick red, lampworked; 56 opaque caramel colored satin, faceted bicones; 17 transparent amber with brown swirls, polygonal barrel shape; 8 transparent pinkish amber, faceted barrel shape; 4 circular transparent amber, wound; 5 transparent brown "crackle" or "frosted faceted spirals. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
Category: