String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.651
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 41.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
8 opaque orange(?) satin encased in transparent orange, ,old-pressed, asymmetrically faceted pear shape; 35 opaque white satin with translucent to opaque orange striped; mold-pressed, tabular bicones, slightly twisted; 32 opaque white satin encased in transparent orange, circular, faceted, mold-pressed; 9 translucent white "spun glass" barrel discs. Strung on linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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