String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 87.6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
268 circular transparent to translucent opalescent, wound; 17 circular and oval, band of gold foil (sometimes "painted") encased in opalescent, lampworked (2 sizes each); 6 translucent opalescent, rhomboid (2 sizes); 9 miscellaneous (1 opalescent pear shape; 1 opalescent and colorless twisted long concave sided square; 1 circular opalescent and light yellow "crackle"; 1 opalescent circular "crackle"; 1 opalescent concave 3 sided ovoid; 1 opalescent circular; 1 opalescent ovoid spiral fluted; 1 opalescent ovoid raisin-;like surface; 1 opaque opalescent circular "crackle" or "frosted"; 1 opalescent asymmetrically faceted ovoid). Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source