String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 37.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
3 opaque white with transparent turquoise stripes and millefiori "flowers", lampworked (2 circular - 1 spiral twist barrel); 34 opaque light turquoise (28 flowerlike, dome shape with 4 lobes, concave end - 6 3-concave sided barrel); 6 opaque light turquoise with white "crumbs", lampworked, barrel shaped tabular; 22 transparent light turquoise, wound (4 large circular - 16 medium circular); 4 opaque white with turquoise swirls, circular to oblate, lampworked; 2 transparent turquoise with opaque white marvered "crumbs", lampworked, tabular cylinder; 2 opaque light turquoise with faint turquoise swirls lampworked, circular; 6 opaque turquoise satin encased in colorless, ovoid, 3-concave sided. Strung on linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source