String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.378
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 38.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
26 opaque yellow, short cylindrical; 1 opaque yellow-orange short cylinder; 26 opaque black core (some have colorless core), opaque yellow, brick red, white and black stripes encased in colorless, drawn, long cylindrical (assorted lengths); 1 opaque black core with opaque brick red, white, and blue stripes encased in colorless, drawn, long cylinder. Strung on buff leather thong.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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