String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 31.6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
12 foils, standard concave barrel, opaque white with applied pieces of silver foil and colorless , light blue, red, and green crumbs, pressed, marvered lampworked; 20 circular opaque white; 18 transparent light turquoise circular, some "frosted" or "crackled", others dimpled surface; 4 ovoid fluted spirals, opaque turquoise opalescent; 2 circular opalescent opaque turquoise, mold-pressed; 8 circular, 4 opaque light blue and 4 opaque blue; 26 transparent turquoise short barrels. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source