String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 23.0 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
27 millefiori (1 circular, 26 ovoid) polychrome and colorless; 26 opaque red, wound with pin rose, forget-me-nots and transparent green over opaque white trails, lampworked, circular. Strung on cotton(?) cord with brass beads ends and brass toned screw barrel clasp.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source