String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 36.0 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
8 opaque white with translucent blue satin details, pressed, 4-sided domed shape with decoration of concentric squares; 8 opaque white, as previous shape; 4 translucent blue circular, mold-pressed; 74 opaque medium blue, circular (2 sizes - 4 medium - 70 small); 74 opaque white (11 uneven surface, distorted circular/barrel - 17 faceted bicone discs, mold-pressed - 4 circular, mold-pressed - 2 truncated faceted bicones - 14 circular faceted - 16 small, mold-[pressed 5-sided cornerless faceted). Strung on white cord.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source