String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.680
Dimensions: 
Overall :4 2.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
39 opaque orange with transparent orange thin swirls, circular; 13 opaque white, orange and amethyst (?) swirls, satin finish, lampworked (5 distorted barrel/cylinder shape - 8 asymmetrically faceted circular); 34 opaque white with orange swirls (3 circular - 5 small dimpled barrels - 4 tabular cylindrical with dimples - 4 ovoid tabular with slight twist - 4 asymmetrically faceted long barrels - 6 slightly distorted pinched barrels with ribs at end - 5 asymmetric facets with indentions, long distorted barrel shape). Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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