String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.343
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 39.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
35 circular opaque white with amethyst specked core, transparent green and turquoise crumbs, marvered (6 with silver foil pieces), lampworked; 18 opaque white with marvered crumbs of transparent green and turquoise (2 sizes); 10 transparent turquoise faceted cornerless cubes; 12 transparent turquoise with opaque white swirls, circular or barrel, wound; 22 transparent turquoise blue (various shades) circular faceted; 14 circular transparent turquoise blue (various shades and surfaces). Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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