String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.355
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 57.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
72 foils, opaque turquoise satin with dots of "painted" silver foil overlaid with light amber, lampworked (graduated sizes); 191 ovoid tabular opaque turquoise blue; 112 opaque turquoise short barrel shape; 1 opaque red and white striped seed bead; 8 opaque turquoise beads on clasp(?) (1 circular, 7 seed beads); 355 brass metal, faceted barrel shape. Strung on linen with brass filigree rondelle, jump rings and hook with flower attached, chain, beads attached with wire (hook and chain clasp).
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
Category: 
Inscription: 
Miriam/Haskell
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clasp