String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.459
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 40.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
1 transparent red spiral fluted, iridized barrel shape; 2 transparent red truncated circular, iridized, mold-pressed with series of lines; 36 circular, iridized, mod-pressed with cuts; 4 ovoid crumb beads, opaque white and colorless wound spirals with colorless crumbs; 6 transparent pink, circular, faceted, iridized, crumb beads; 4 transparent pale pink amethyst circular, faceted, iridized, crumb beads; 4 transparent pink ovoid spirally fluted beads; 4 colorless, ovoid spiral fluted beads, iridized; 2 transparent red fluted spiral ovoid iridized; 6 colorless ovoid, faceted; 24 transparent amber iridized segmented (faceted disk flanked by hemisphere); 3 colorless leaf pattern ovoid and 1 colorless spiral ribbed ovoid, iridized, mold-pressed beads. Strung on waxed linen. Central bead with repeated design.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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