String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.724
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 64.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
15 transparent turquoise with opaque white spirals, lampworked (10 rectangular - 5 circular); 50 transparent turquoise with opaque white "crumbs", lampworked, circular; 33 colorless circular faceted (3 sizes), all but 3 (1 small, 2 medium) have lustre surface on part of facets); 58 colorless faceted bicone; 4 small opaque turquoise satin encased in colorless, circular, spirally fluted; 2 transparent turquoise, sating surface, mold-[pressed, circular, spiral flute; 10 transparent turquoise faceted circular; 60 colorless or colorless with a bit of silver foil at core, drawn, barrel, small spacers. Strung on monofilament.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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