String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 36.1 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
36 circular opaque pink; 17 ovoid spiral twists - 5 opaque white with yellow swirls - 6 opalescent with pink swirls - 6 translucent white with blue swirls; 34 circular, 9 circular transparent pink with opaque white swirls, lampworked; 7 opalescent with pink swirls; 8 opalescent green swirls; 4 opalescent with white swirls. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source