String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.684
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 40.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
2 band of silver foil encased in transparent pink, lampworked, ovoid twist; 2 opaque white with red veining and black specks, lampworked, 4-sided ovoid; 4 opaque white and pink pieces, ovoid; 1 opaque white with half covered with translucent pink, curled at join, lampworked, circular; 26 opaque pink satin encased in colorless, 4-sided slightly twisted ovoid, mold-pressed; 2 opaque pink satin encased in colorless, faceted barrel shape; 26 transparent pale pink, wound, circular; 3 opaque pink and white swirled (1 distorted dimpled barrel - 1 triangular with deep concave sides - 1 domes barrel with blobs on top); 2 opaque pink with pink swirls, ovoid fluted; 2 opaque white and pink swirls, lampworked, circular; 1 two shapes opaque pink and amethyst swirls in colorless, 1 barrel tabular. Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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