String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 46.3 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
15 opaque light blue satin encased in colorless (13 asymmetrically faceted, 2 long square barrels), mold-pressed; 53 transparent light blue, assorted sizes (1 medium blue, 2 pale blue), circular faceted, 1 faceted barrel; 26 colorless bicones (7 discs, 19 regular); 21 colorless faceted (8 circular, 5 square barrel 8 barrel shape), some with partial lustre surface; 1 spiral fluted, transparent clambroth, wound.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source