String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 45.9 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
103 circular to oblate opaque blue with opaque white spirals with polychrome "crumbs" (most marvered), lampworked; 34 circular transparent blue with opaque white spirals, lampworked; 8 opaque blue with opaque white spots (3 fluted barrels, 3 oblate); 2 transparent blue, ovoid; 21 transparent blue and opaque white striped, wound, pressed dimples on sides, barrel shape; 6 transparent blue with aventurine, opaque white and transparent blue spots, spiral fluted barrel. Strung on linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source