String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.466
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 36.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
25 transparent light turquoise, iridized, mold-pressed circular, flower-like shapes; 10 band of silver foil encased in transparent turquoise with opaque white swirls, twisted barrel tabular shape, lampworked; 38 circular opalescent and transparent turquoise "crackle" or "frosted", mold-pressed (?). Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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