String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.339
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 34.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
15 foils - 4 band of silver foil encased in transparent turquoise, triangular barrel, lampworked - 4 opaque blue with silver foil trail encased in transparent light blue, circular polygonal, lampworked - 7 silver foil encased in transparent turquoise, lampworked, ovoid tabular, pinched; 52 transparent gold cylindrical discs; 2 transparent turquoise faceted ovoids; 7 transparent turquoise with opaque blue spirals, ovoid, wound, lampworked; 15 circular transparent pale blue with opaque white spirals, wound; 5 blue circular with opaque white spirals, wound; 4 medium blue with opaque white spirals (2 barrel, 2 ovoid, 6 paneled); 2 transparent turquoise barrels with large facets; 3 dark transparent turquoise circular. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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