String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 25.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
17 opaque black encased in colorless faceted ovoid (graduated sizes), drawn; 12 colorless faceted discs; 22 opaque white encased in colorless (6 ovoid, 14 small circular, 2 conical) faceted, drawn; 78 opaque black seed beads; 14 opaque white encased in colorless seed beads. Strung on silk(?) with silver jump ring and spring ring clasp.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source