String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.656
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 42.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
23 opaque white with opaque lavender, turquoise, and colorless swirls, lampworked (assorted shaped and sizes, 13 asymmetrically faceted circular, 10 distorted long barrel); 21 opaque light lavender, circular, mold-pressed; 2 opaque light and turquoise, circular, faceted, mold-pressed; 66 opaque turquoise core encased in colorless, drawn, short cylinder. Strung on dark cotton(?)string.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
Category: