String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 44.9 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
36 "flowers" opaque turquoise, wound with aventurine band and trails, roses, forget-me-nots (yellow center) lampworked; 37 opaque black circular, faceted, mold-pressed; 35 transparent pale amber, some with band of silver foil at core; small barrel-shape; 34 colorless with gold surface, oblate or barrel shape, small. Strung on linen with gold-tone rondelles at end of each "flower".
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Former Collection