String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.652
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 36.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
8 opaque green and transparent green swirls with 2 areas of pieces of opaque black, lampworked, ovoid barrel; 3 opaque black core encased in transparent green, barrel shape with dimpled surface; 2 opaque white swirled in transparent dark green, lampworked, dimpled barrel shape; 50 opaque green satin faceted bicones; 30 transparent light green, circular (2 sizes); 2 opaque green satin circular faceted; 2 opaque black faceted cylinders; 1 opaque green and black swirls, spiral fluted, cylinder, lampworked; 3 transparent green with transparent amethyst swirls, asymmetrically faceted barrel; 2 band of silver foil encased in dark green and with amethyst swirls, asymmetrically faceted. Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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