String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.451
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 36.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
6 circular raised eye beads, silver foil core overlaid with transparent pale amethyst, opaque white in eyes, lampworked; 33 rhomboid shape with pink satin glass core overlaid with colorless, lampworked, pressed; 8 circular colorless faceted (cut?) beads; 24 transparent amethyst zig-zag shape beads (4 larger).
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
Category: