String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 39.6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
10 colorless iridized surface circular "crackle" or "frosted:; 6 opalescent oblate tabular with dimpled surface, mold-pressed, iridized surface; 52 colorless faceted truncated cones; 3 flecks of silver foil and ochre encased in opalescent, circular, lampworked; 1 pieces of opaque white and flecks of aventurine encased in colorless, circular, lampworked; 4 colorless circular iridized mold-pressed with abstract flower design on both sides; 4 opaque opalescent circular; 15 translucent opalescent circular (some mold-pressed, some wound); 12 transparent opalescent circular, wound; 1 translucent opalescent circular with dimpled surface; 1 opaque white core encased with transparent opalescent, asymmetrically faceted; 1 colorless faceted bicone; 1 4-sided barrel, colorless with acid-etched(?) surface. Strung on linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source