String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.353
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 35.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
25 foils, circular band of silver "painted" foil encased in translucent opalescent (2 sizes), lampworked; 82 colorless faceted bicones; 2 colorless circular "crackle" or "frosted"; 2 circular melon shape colorless "crackle" or "frosted". Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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