String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 39.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
53 opaque black faceted bicones, 2 opaque black tabular circular; 12 millefiori cane circular tabular; 25 millefiori in opaque black matrix, polished surface (1 barrel shape, 24 circular tabular); 13 millefiori in opaque black matrix matte surface, ovoid (2 sizes, 2 large); 2 millefiori cameo scattered in opaque black matrix, matte surface, long rectangular. Strung on linen (?)>
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source