String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 36.8 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
6 circular translucent opalescent, wound; 14 opalescent circular, mold-pressed, 2 mirrored "L" shape, fluted; 62 colorless faceted bicones, small; 6 colorless and opalescent "crackle" or "frosted" bicones (2 sizes); 2 transparent opalescent faceted bicones; 9 transparent opalescent barrels with pressed chevron design; 4 opalescent 3 concave sided circular, pressed; 6 assorted opalescents - 1 raspberry - 2 pear shaped, distorted - 1 asymmetrical faceted barrel - 1 twisted 3 sided ovoid, mold-pressed - 1 twisted 4 sided long barrel. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source