String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.409
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 38.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
25 "flowers" opaque white, wound with roses, forget-me-nots (red center) and aventurine trails, lampworked, circular; 16 opaque white core encased in transparent pink, wound, circular; 28 opaque white satin encased in colorless (15 rhomboid shaped - 7 4-sided ovoids with slight twist - 6 horse hoof shaped), mold-pressed. Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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