String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.567
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 40.7 cm; 40.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
1 string - 49 translucent circular opalescent (assorted sizes); 19 transparent circular opalescent; 8 ovoid translucent opalescent , 2 sizes; 5 opalescent assorted shapes; 1 circular band of gold or silver "painted" foil encased in opalescent. 2nd string - 8 translucent circular opalescent; 21 transparent circular opalescent; 29 translucent opalescent ovoid (2 sizes); 14 opalescent assorted shapes; 10 circular band of gold or silver "painted" foil encased in opalescent; 1 band of silver foil "painted", encased in transparent yellow green, distorted barrel shape; 2 transparent pin ovoid, "crackle" (2 sizes).
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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