String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.450
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 42.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
2 circular raised eye beads with silver foil core overlaid with transparent pale blue and opaque white, colorless pale amethyst eyes, lampworked; 20 ovoid raspberry beads, transparent "prussian" blue, pressed ; 38 circular transparent "prussian" blue crackled beads; 13 ovoid wound spirals, opaque white and pale blue marbled, lampworked; 8 opalescent ovoid triangular with concave sides; 2 ovoid beads with opalescent blue core overlaid with colorless, faceted, lampworked, pressed. Strung on waxed linen with centerpiece and repeating sequence.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
Category: