String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 33.1 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
6 opaque white and transparent brown encased in colorless, ribbed barrel shape with faceted raised band at equator, mold-pressed; 31 opaque white with opaque white and brown striped encased in colorless (1 ribbed barrel with raised faceted band at equator, faceted barrels - 2 faceted discs - 6 facets, truncated cones - 20 circular, in 3 sizes) all mold-pressed; 75 opaque red-brown satin, faceted bicones; 7 colorless barrel discs. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source