String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.341
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 38.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
12 foils, ovoid transparent amethyst core with pieces of silver foil overlaid by transparent amethyst, lampworked; 33 transparent pale amethyst circular/barrel faceted; 18 circular colorless faceted (6 small, 12 medium); 17 colorless faceted truncated cones; 5 colorless faceted bicones. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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