String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.385
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 19.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
16 opaque orange with aventurine trails, green flower and forget-me-nots, wound, lampworked; 12 millefiori, long cylinders, opaque yellow, white brick red and transparent blue; 2 millefiori long cylinders, opaque yellow band at equator, transparent turquoise matrix with opaque white and transparent turquoise "star" canes; 1 long bent cylinder millefiori, opaque black matrix with opaque white, yellow-orange, brick red, green and black. Strung on cotton(?) cord with brass bead tips and brass toned screw barrel clasp.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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