String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.362
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 43.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
35 various shaped and colored beads in varying techniques but mostly in shades of blue, 25 colorless facet cut either square, cylindrical, or disc shape; 14 colorless satin finish beads (3 square, 2 oval carved and 8 cylindrical with tear drop design). Strung on 2 strands of cotton(?) cord.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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