String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 39.6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
33 circular raised eye beads with silver foil overlaid by colorless (in 1 case pale amethyst) with opaque white and pale pink eyes, lampworked; 16 ovoid twisted square beads of transparent satin pink overlaid by colorless, lampworked; 8 circular opaque pink beads wound; 2 circular opalescent pink beads, wound; 7 triangular convex spherical opaque pink beads all but 1 satin finish; 1 circular bead with short opaque white core overlaid by transparent pale pink. Strung on waxed cord in sequential pattern.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source