String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 37.4 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
2 opaque blue with multicolored canes, pear-shaped, lampworked; 22 opalescent and opaque yellow swirls, spiral fluted barrel, lampworked; 43 opaque pale yellow, circular; 2 transparent blue spiral fluted long barrels, wound; 1 opaque blue satin circular; 11 assorted transparent blue (1 oblate with opaque white spirals - 1 circular, almost bicone - 1 blue with darker blue swirls - 2 pinched circular - 2 ovoid - 4 circular faceted). Strung on linen or silk.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source