String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.623
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 41.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
35 circular transparent turquoise blue/aqua "crackle" or "frosted"; 30 translucent clam broth, circular, wound' 5 translucent clam broth square with rounded corners and circular pattern at center of each side, pressed; 70 opaque white circular (some with band at equator), mold-pressed, possibly lustre coating. Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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