String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 38.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
30 foils, band of silver foil encased in transparent amber with darker amber swirls, lampworked, spiral fluted ovoid; 19 transparent orangish-amber barrel disc; 40 translucent yellow concave cone discs; all but 2 cone discs strung sandwiching orangish-amber disc. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source