String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 45.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
8 transparent red ovoid spiral fluted beads, iridized; 16 circular transparent red faceted iridized, pressed; 49 circular opalescent faceted beads, mold-pressed; 69 colorless faceted bicone (some truncated bicone beads). Strung on waxed cord in repeated pattern from central bead.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source