String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 41.0 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
46 opaque white with opaque red and amethyst swirls, lampworked (2 long peak shaped - 44 distorted barrel shape; several sizes); 11 transparent red circular, faceted; 4 transparent red with touch of yellow, wound, circular; 2 transparent red with satin surface (1 spiral fluted barrel - 1 circular); 1 transparent red with touch of yellow, wound, pressed, dimpled barrel shape; 1 transparent red, asymmetrically faceted circular; 1 transparent red, circular, mold-pressed; 27 transparent red circular (assorted sizes, mostly drawn but some wound). Strung on linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source