String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.547
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 44.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
20 transparent Prussian blue, raspberry ovoid, mold-pressed; 29 circular transparent Prussian blue "crackled" or "frosted"; 20 circular transparent opalescent, wound; 16 transparent opalescent ovoid with 3 concave sides; 2 transparent blue encased in opalescent, circular, mold-pressed with points; 8 barrel shaped, clambroth with swirls and spots of blue and opaque white, fluted with design of impressed dots, lampworked. Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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