String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.444
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 38.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
4 circular opaque white with transparent turquoise spots, lampworked; 2 circular colorless core with band of silver foil with turquoise spots encased in colorless, lampworked; 18 opaque turquoise blue ridged, mold-pressed; 17 opaque turquoise satin encased in colorless ovoid twisted square, lampworked; 44 circular transparent light turquoise (2 sizes), drawn, few "crackled". Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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