String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.581
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 39.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
5 circular transparent yellow green partially overlaid with opaque pink and white, leaving yellow and green swirls at equator, lampworked (3 sizes); 4 opaque white with transparent green striations, hexagon shaped disk with points, mold-pressed; 46 opaque white and pink circular to oblate (3 sizes), wound; 16 opaque pink satin encased in colorless, long square barrel slightly twisted, lampworked; 8 opaque white swirls in transparent light pink, spiral fluted barrel, lampworked; 7 transparent light green circular raspberry, mold-pressed; 1 transparent yellow green, circular faceted; 6 transparent yellow green barrel discs, wound; 41 colorless and transparent green barrel discs, drawn. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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