String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.354
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 42.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
12 foils - 7 circular opaque "black" core with band of silver foil encased in transparent amethyst, lampworked - 2 ovoid transparent amethyst with pieces of silver foil overlaid with transparent amethyst, lampworked - 2 opaque "black" cylindrical shape with band of silver foil at equator overlaid with thick band of transparent amethyst, lampworked - 1 circular transparent amethyst with pieces of silver foil overlaid with blobs of transparent light amethyst, lampworked; 32 circular colorless faceted; 49 transparent light amethyst, faceted, circular and barrel shape. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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