String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.344
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 39.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
57 foils - 2 ovoid tabular, band of silver foil encased in transparent gold, lampworked - 34 band of gold foil encased in transparent amber with opaque blue trails, square tabular, lampworked - 20 circular, silver or gold foil band encased in transparent amber, lampworked (different sizes )- 15 pressed surface - 1 band of gold foil encased in colorless, circular., lampworked; 12 transparent blue, circular, drawn. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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