String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 42.8 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
29 transparent gray circular faceted; 56 transparent brown-gray faceted bicones; 6 transparent gray ovoid "crackle" or "frosted", wound; 2 transparent light gray with opaque white swirls, spiral fluted, lampworked, molded; 2 transparent light gray with opaque white and aventurine pieces, wound; 4 transparent gray, long barrel, asymmetrically faceted, wound; 11 opaque black with iridized surface, circular; 4 transparent black (with iridized surface, faceted barrel) truncated bicone faceted; 1 translucent gray with opaque white swirls, wound. Strung on linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source