String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 42.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
30 opaque white swirls in transparent light amethyst, lampworked, asymmetrically faceted ovoid tabular; 40 colorless with marvered opaque white pieces, wound, circular; 9 opaque white satin encased in colorless, mold-pressed long 4-sided slighted twisted barrel. Strung on linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source