String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 41.4 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
42 opaque medium blue core overlaid with slightly darker blue, overlaid with medium blue, faceted, barrel shaped; 13 opaque cream colored with band of gold foil overlaid with roses and forget-me-nots, 2 lines of green dots and 2 lines of transparent light turquoise dots, lampworked, long barrel; 2 opaque cream with band of gold leaf at equator overlaid with roses and forget-me-nots, colorless trails with gold-leaf at ends, wound, lampworked, long barrel. Strung on thong of tan leather.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source