String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 34.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
25 circular opalescent glass beads, 2 ovoid opalescent, 1 faceted circular opalescent, 23 small translucent cobalt blue square cylindrical, 13 faceted colorless discs, 21 semi-circular faceted colorless, 23 colorless faceted bicone, 6 circular colorless facet cut, 3 translucent cobalt blue cylinders with aventurine striped and marvered amethyst and opaque white glass; 9 assorted shaped (3 transparent cobalt blue faceted bicone, 1 amethyst and blue cylindrical, 3 transparent cobalt blue bicone triangle faceted, 1 opalescent cylindrical, 1 transparent opalescent). Strung on waxed linen cord in uneven sequence.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source