String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.700
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 41.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
13 opaque blue with polychrome spots, circular tabular, lampworked; 20 transparent bluish-opalescent circular, 3-concave sided; 12 opaque blue satin, 2 lenticular shaped joined at right angles, mold-pressed; 13 transparent blue circular "crackle" or "frosted"; 1 transparent light blue circular faceted; 1 transparent blue with "crumbs", iridized surface, circular; 2 transparent light blue core with band of silver foil encased in transparent light blue, lampworked, circular. Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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