String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.429
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 41.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
17 opaque white with blue trails, asymmetrically faceted barrel; 6 opaque white with blue swirls (2 ovoid, wound - 4 distorted spirals); 10 opaque medium blue satin, mold-pressed, circular faceted; 40 transparent cobalt blue (38 circular, drawn - 2 long barrels with 3 rows of dimples, wound); 72 gold metal faceted cubes. Strung on linen(?).
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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