String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 37.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
84 opaque light yellow with opaque light yellow crumbs (82 small circular - 2 long tabular), lampworked; 12 opaque "black" (4 circular faceted, 8 faceted barrel discs); 2 circular opaque yellow with brown marbling; 4 transparent yellow core encased in colorless faceted barrel, drawn; 4 transparent yellow encased in colorless, long raspberry barrel; 2 opaque "black" with applied marvered canes, oblate; 4 translucent yellow (3 mold-pressed circular, 1 ovoid); 3 miscellaneous (1 translucent yellow tabular barrel with wavy surface - 1 opaque yellow tabular ovoid - 1 opaque yellow core with band and trails of aventurine and applied pink roses and forget-me-nots), sound, lampworked. Strung on linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source