String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.425
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 58.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
52 transparent medium blue, circular with basket-weave cuts; 97 colorless (46 cylindrical seed beads - 30 faceted bicones - 5 bicones - 7 tabular crimped circular - 1 3-sided ovoid - 4 assymetrically faceted barrel - 3 distorted circular). Strung on silk.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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