String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.424
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 40.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
3 translucent yellow with opaque white blue and transparent pink, spots and swirls, lampworked, ovoid; 6 opaque pink swirls in colorless, long tabular cylinder with crimped edges; 8 opaque pink, wound, ovoid; 2 translucent dark pink, wound, ovoid; 1 opaque pink and white swirl, spiral twist barrel; 1 opaque pink with thin transparent pink swirls, spiral twist with ribbed spiral band; 2 fluted (1 transparent amber encasing band of silver foil, circular, lampworked - 1 core of transparent amber, band of gold leaf, encased in transparent amber, barrel shaped); 16 colorless circular faceted, graduated sizes; 2 colorless circular wound; 4 clambroth wound, circular; 53 transparent pink swirls in transparent light pink, circular; 1 opaque yellow wound oblate; 2 opaque yellow swirls in opalescent, mold-pressed, ribbed barrel shape; 3 translucent yellow, mold-pressed, circular with raised band at equator. Strung on linen (?).
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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