String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.332
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 40.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
20 foils, long ovoid, opaque white and amethyst core with silver foil pieces and multicolored crumbs, marvered, lampworked; 19 circular opalescent, wound (graduated sizes); 6 opaque white satin encased in colorless, lampworked, long ovoid square. Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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