String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 40.7 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
25 foils - 20 square cylinders, transparent blue encasing transparent pink core with silver foil crumbs and transparent blue encasing silver foil crumbs (6), lampworked, pressed - 2 long barrels, transparent blue encasing silver foil crumbs and darker blue core - 3 (2 sizes) transparent light blue encased with silver foil with colorless trails, ovoid; 2 circular transparent blue faceted, 1 with traces of iridizing; 28 small circular transparent light blue faceted; 56 circular transparent blue, wound. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source