String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 34.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
23 transparent red, squares with beveled edges, drawn (assorted sizes); 22 colorless squares, drawn; 32 transparent red faceted barrel discs; 32 colorless oblate discs, mold-pressed; 21 colorless (some with foil at core) spacers. Strung on waxed silk(?) with gold tone jump ring and 8-shaped ring clasp.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source