String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 39.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
4 opaque white and aventurine swirls in colorless, circular; 18 opaque white core with colorless and white spiral stripes, circular, lampworked; 4 opaque white swirls in clambroth, pear shaped, lampworked; 2 opaque white satin encased in colorless, pear shaped, mold-pressed; 42 colorless faceted acicular; 27 colorless faceted bicones. Strung on linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source