String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 40.7 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
2 foils, transparent red with band of silver foil partially overlaid with multicolored transparent "crumbs" and trails, lampworked; 24 opaque tan satin encased in colorless, square ovoid, lampworked, pressed; 13 opaque tan satin encased in colorless, circular faceted, pressed (?); 44 opaque "black" with dull gold surface, circular faceted; 2 translucent opalescent, spiral fluted ovoid; 2 circular transparent opalescent with amber spirals, lampworked. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source