String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.478
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 38.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
37 circular opalescent white beads; 35 transparent blue small square cylindrical; 75 colorless facet cut, various shaped beads; 3 cylindrical lampworked beads of transparent cobalt blue, aventurine stripes and marvered amethyst and opaque white glass. Strung on waxed linen. Strung in basic repeating pattern of opalescent colorless, blue, colorless, etc.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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