String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 60.0 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
8 circular specks of aventurine and opaque light turquoise encased in colorless, lampworked; 6 transparent turquoise "crackle" or "frosted" barrel shape; 8 large and 77 medium transparent turquoise circular faceted (1 more barrel shaped); 44 transparent turquoise core encased in colorless, faceted truncated cone. Strung on waxed linen(?).
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source