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: 
36 opaque yellow barrel shape (3 sizes - 26 small, 2 medium, 8 large); 21 millefiori - 1 truncated bicone, opaque black with opaque yellow and green canes - 1 opaque black matrix with opaque yellow and white and blue canes, truncated bicone; 6 opaque black matrix with opaque yellow and red canes, truncated bicone - 13 opaque black matrix with opaque yellow, red, and white canes. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source