String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.732
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 38.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
11 foils, opaque white core with band of silver foil, foil overlaid with band of colorless, green trails and red "roses", lampworked; 60 opaque red-orange with red swirls (3 sizes - 7 large, 4 medium, 49 small), wound; 9 circular opaque white (2 sizes); 40 colorless seed beads, drawn. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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