String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 40.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
4 colorless faceted truncated cones; 84 transparent to translucent opalescent (2 encasing flecks of silver foil, circular; 4 circular "crackled" or "frosted"; 4 drawn, pear shape; 2 mold-pressed rhomboids; 2 large circular; 12 (10 mm) circular; 11 (9 mm) circular; 3 (8 mm) circular; 39 (6 mm) circular to oblate; 5 distorted circular); 1 colorless with opalescent swirls, mold-pressed, ribbed barrel shape.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source