String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.635
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 35.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
4 opaque white and yellow bicone tabular; 8 opaque white melon beads; 8 opaque white circular; 16 opaque white pony beads; 8 transparent yellow faceted circular (7 pressed, 1 cut); 32 small transparent yellow faceted; 24 colorless and opaque yellow "cats eye" circular; 3 transparent yellow and opaque white swirled circular. Strung on waxed linen in a repeating sequence.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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