String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
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Overall L: 34.4 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
4 opaque black wound with pink roses, forget-me-nots (yellow center), green trails and colorless with gold leaf trails, lampworked, circular; 4 opaque black with gold leaf band at equator, pink roses and green trails and colorless trails with gold leaf, wound, lampworked, long barrel shape; 2 opaque black with band of gold leaf at equator, white and yellow forget-me-nots green flowers and colorless trails with gold leaf, tabular barrel, lampworked; 2 opaque white with white and green petaled flowers, pink dots and green dots, on black enamel ground with gold leaf lattice work; 13 opaque black circular, faceted; 1 opaque black circular, matte-surface; 90 opalescent (4 tabular, 2 with lustre surface, 4 tabular bicones, 19 oblate discs, 97 circular; assorted sizes).
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source