String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.697
Dimensions: 
Overall :3 9.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
8 opaque cobalt blue with black stripes and inlaid polychrome canes; 3-sided ovoid barrel with slight twist, lampworked; 12 translucent cobalt blue, circular; 54 opaque cobalt blue, circular; 4 colorless, circular with frosted surface; 18 colorless ovoid spiral fluted; 1 transparent cobalt blue and black (?), asymmetrically faceted barrel shape.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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