String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.735
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 37.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
2 transparent orange ovoid melon shape, pressed; 2 transparent orange and yellow (1 with opalescent) pinched square tabular; 2 transparent orange ovoid spiral pinched fluted; 4 asymmetrical faceted, transparent orange with opaque white and yellow swirls, lampworked; 4 opalescent with transparent orange rhomboid, pressed; 12 circular colorless with orange swirls (2 sizes); 2 circular transparent yellow with opaque white swirls; 14 colorless with orange and opaque white swirls (10 circular - 3 distorted ovoid); 13 transparent orange with opaque white swirls (10 circular - 3 twisted cylinders - 1 transparent orange with yellow swirls, circular); 19 transparent orange with dimpled surface, barrel shape; 12 transparent orange or orange and yellow, circular; 1 colorless with opaque red swirls, circular. Swirls all lampworked. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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