String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.239
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: 
9 foils - 5 long concave band of gold foil encased in opalescent, lampworked, pressed; 4 circular tabular, pieces of silver foil encased in opalescent with opaque white and amber swirls, lampworked; 65 transparent to opaque opalescent )10 rhomboid, 3 cylindrical raspberry, 1 circular raspberry, 2 "crackle" pr "frosted" bi comes, 22 circular [18 mold pressed], 27 distorted barrel-shaped, wound, 2 with opaque white swirls). Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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