String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.643
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 45.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
35 (11mm) and 36 (7mm) circular (almost melon shape), opaque yellow overlaid with colorless, cut(?) lines at both ends, satin finish with lustre in cut areas; 70 colorless faceted bicones. Strung on waxed cord in alternating repeating sequence.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
Category: