String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 38.4 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
23 circular opaque white; 48 opaque white satin encased in colorless, pressed, 5-sided disc with zig-zag edge; 44 circular swirls, 8 colorless with opaque orange or red orange swirls, others transparent orange with opaque white swirls, lampworked; 2 transparent orange square tabular berry; 2 transparent orange core with opaque marvered crumbs and partially overlaid with transparent orange bands (1 barrel shaped fluted spiral - 1 barrel shaped with ridges), lampworked. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source