String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.572
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 69.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
18 translucent opalescent ovoid/barrel with trail applied at angle, lampworked; 39 translucent opalescent circular (2 sizes); 58 translucent opalescent irregularly shaped (2 sizes); 1 irregularly faceted long barrel, opalescent, pressed; 3 opaque opalescent, convex 3 sided long barrels. Strung on silk cord with knot between most beads, brass bead tips and gold-toned screw collared shape barrel clasp with ovoid disc attached by ring.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
Category: 
Inscription: 
LES/BERNARD/INC.
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Stamped Clasp