String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 40.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
34 colorless faceted circular (2 sizes); 17 opaque white swirls encased in transparent yellow-green (2 circular - 6 fluted barrels - 9 asymmetrically faceted barrels); 16 opaque white swirls in transparent light yellow green, asymmetrically faceted barrel; 8 transparent green, dimpled barrel, wound; 8 transparent yellow, wound, circular. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source