String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.657
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 43.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
2 opaque pink with lustre surface, circular, lampworked, solid cylindrical core with lattice surrounding; 10 transparent pink ovoid fluted twist; 13 transparent pale pink with opaque white swirls, lampworked, twisted fluted ovoid; 35 transparent pink with opaque white swirls, lampworked (3 cylindrical tabular - 29 ovoid or cylindrical or barrel - 4 spiral fluted barrel); 1 opaque coral satin encased in colorless, mold-pressed asymmetrically faceted barrel; 1 opaque white and pink swirls in colorless, dimpled, barrel shape, lampworked; 1 opaque pink and translucent white swirl, spiral faceted barrel, lampworked; 1 translucent white and pink, lampworked, cylindrical core with thick trails.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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