String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 35.3 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
20 translucent white/clambroth and transparent pink, cylindrical shape with thick large trails, lampworked; 29 transparent pink circular faceted (some barrel), assorted sizes; 2 opaque pink raspberry barrels, lampworked; 1 opaque white swirls encased in transparent pink spiral fluted barrel; 1 transparent pink pinched fluted(?) barrel; 1 translucent pink ruffled edge spiral fluted barrel, lampworked; 1 translucent pink swirls encased in colorless, distorted spiral fluted; 2 opaque white swirls encased in translucent pink, wound (1 crimped edge barrel, 1 distorted barrel shape with dimpled surface. Strung on linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source