String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.408
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 39.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
12 "flowers" opaque turquoise, wound with band of gold leaf, colorless trails, green and opaque white and transparent pink canes, lampworked; circular/barrel; 42 transparent turquoise opalescent (12 squares, 30 fluted ovoid); 4 transparent turquoise, pear-shaped; 2 transparent light turquoise with matte surface, circular; 13 colorless cylinder seed beads (drawn). Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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