String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 38.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
18 opaque white swilrs encased in transparent green, barrel shaped with thick ribbed spiral trail (3 dark green, 3 green, 3 light green); 1 transparentlight green "crackle" barrel shape; 68 colorless circular; 5 opaque green swirls encased in colorless, dimpled barrel shape, lampworked; 1 opaque white and transparent green swirl, lampworked, circular; 1 opaque green swirl in translucent white, lampworked, circular; 1 opalescent and transparent green swirls, lampworked, 3-sided barrel shape with tooled dimples. Strung on linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source