String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.690
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 38.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
48 transparent opalescent circular faceted; 7 transparent red and opaque orange, spiral fluted with orange on ends of flutes; 2 translucent red-orange with orange, white, and black dots, wound, marvered, distorted pear shape, lampworked; 2 translucent red, orange swirls, wound, circular; 24 opaque orange satin encased in colorless, mold-pressed satin/matted surface, circular; 6 transparent red, orange, and yellow, wound, ovoid. Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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