String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.701
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 32.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
19 core of opaque light tan with band of opaque brick red encased in colorless with opaque light tan trail, lampworked, barrel shape with dimpled surface; 22 opaque tan satin encased in colorless, spiral fluted circular, mold-pressed; 4 translucent tannish-opalescent, spiral fluted, mold-pressed; 34 circular various shades of tan, mold-pressed (1 is opaque white with tan coating); 52 pink core with transparent light yellow green encasing it, barrel disc, drawn. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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