String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 37.7 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
51 opaque green with amethyst swirl, lampworked and some pressed (3 fluted cylinders with dimples - 7 circular with dimples); 15 circular, 19 ovoid, 5 tabular cylinders with wavy line on each side, 3 asymmetrically faceted barrels; 1 transparent green with amethyst swirls, wound, circular; 4 opaque green with amethyst spots, lampworked, pressed, asymmetrically faceted tabular barrel. Strung on linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source