String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 36.8 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
6 colorless with "crumb" surface and gold leafed, ovoid; 8 colorless, wound with band of gold leaf and opaque cobalt blue trails, circular (2 sizes); 32 colorless faceted ovoid barrels; 32 transparent prussian blue, "crackled", asymmetrically faceted circular. Strung on linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source