String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.696
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 36.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
1 large colorless with opaque polychrome striations, lampworked; 2 circular brass with indented dot surface; 4 transparent red barrel discs; 26 opaque white circular; 33 opaque white with opaque blue stripes, drawn; 3 opaque white with swirl of opaque polychrome on each side, ovoid tabular; 1 circular opaque white with polychrome canes in 3 spots; 1 opaque white with transparent pink and blue striations, cylindrical shape with raised band at equator; 1 opaque blue green core with trailed cage around it, circular, lampworked; 1 opaque white and red swirling band design, lampworked, ovoid; 1 opaque jade green triangular barrel; 1 opaque white with polychrome spots, waisted shape; 1 opaque white with red and black spots on top of segments, barrel shape with segments; 1 opalescent with polychrome swirls, triangular barrel; 1 opaque burnt orange marbled, asymmetrically faceted almost long square; 2 wood beads - 1 circular with polychrome flowers, 1 bicone with flutes (mauve color). Strung on waxed linen. S
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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