String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.448
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 36.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
15 circular raised eye beads, colorless and opaque yellow blobbed with aventurine chips, colorless eyes, lampworked; 16 small circular colorless with opaque yellow swirls filaments starting at the core, lampworked, wound; 2 circular transparent pale yellow with opaque wound swirled filaments starting at core; 48 colorless faceted bicone spacers; 16 ovoid distorted pear shaped colorless with yellow and white satin glass stripes/swirls, lampworked and mold-pressed. Strung on linen in repeating sequence.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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