String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 39.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
6 wide opalescent striped in transparent smoke color, mold-pressed, 4-sided pear shape; 6 colorless with opaque deep blue swirls, wound, distorted barrel shape; 8 transparent blue with opaque white swirls, wound (6 paneled pear shape - 2 barrel shape pinched to figure eights); 5 translucent light blue with opaque white swirls, wound, circular with matted surface; 2 transparent light blue with opaque white swirls, wound, circular with matte surface; 2 transparent light blue, wound (19 small circular - 1 dimpled barrel shape); 16 transparent pale blue, drawn (12 circular - 4 twisted barrel shaped tabular); 4 opaque blue, wound, ovoid; 50 translucent clambroth, small circular; 1 opaque white small circular; 3 opaque white satin or indurduce(?) fibers, short cylindrical; 10 colorless short cylindrical, drawn. Strung on silk(?).
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source