String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.325
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 40.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
22 foils, 6 circular silver foil encased by transparent yellow green with opaque green trails - 16 circular opaque green with band of silver foil covered with transparent amber crumbs and opaque green trails, lampworked; 102 opaque green satin bicones, faceted; 9 circular green enameled metal beads, 2 petaled hemispheres joined together at center. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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