String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 52.0 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
45 opaque white with amethyst speckles overlaid with opaque blue and transparent green pieces, barrel shaped, lampworked; 46 chevrons, opaque white core with layers of opaque brick red, white, black, and yellow striped (44 cylindrical, 2 cylindrical with 1 domed end). Strung on woven cord with brass bead tips, 2 gold-toned jump rings and snap clasp.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source