String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.644
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 41.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
String of 135 glass beads. 12 translucent pale turquoise opalescent hexagon ovoid, pressed; 20 circular opaque white with polychrome crumb and trails, marvered, lampworked (3 sizes); 17 circular opaque light turquoise blue circular; 14 opaque light turquoise blue satin, long square; 19 colorless small barrel; 1 colorless faceted cylinder (small); 52 opaque "black" (15 small barrel, 9 faceted small cylinders, 27 circular faceted and mold-pressed, 1 faceted disc and iridized). Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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