String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.649
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 42.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
18 opaque light blue satin and transparent blue swirls encased in colorless, long tabular barrel, mold-pressed; 3 opaque black core with band of silver foil encased in transparent cobalt blue, lampworked, dimpled barrel shape; 1 band of silver foil encased in transparent cobalt blue, lampworked, circular; 18 transparent cobalt blue, circular, some wound, some drawn; 162 opaque white core encased in colorless, drawn, cylinder disc. Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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