String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 38.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
70 colorless small barrel, drawn; 20 transparent light blue and cobalt blue, lampworked (14 circular) and pressed (6 rhomboid - 4 small and 2 medium); 6 opaque cobalt blue, rounded triangle 94 small, 2 medium); 17 opaque cobalt, circular; 18 colorless with opaque blue spirals, lampworked (15 circular - 4 ovoid - 2 "crackled" or "frosted" and 2 regular); 22 translucent white with opaque blue swirls, lampworked (5 ovoid tabular, twisted and 17 circular); 2 transparent cobalt blue with opaque white swirls, wound, distorted cylindrical shape; 1 transparent blue, wound, barrel shape with cuts. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source