String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.699
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 38.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
3 opaque white with orange stripes and inlaid polychrome canes, lampworked, 3-sided barrel shape with slightly twisted sides; 14 colorless core with band of silver foil, orange "paint" encased in colorless, circular, lampworked; 40 transparent orange faceted bicones; 32 transparent orange encased in translucent opalescent, long square barrel with slight twist. Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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