String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.685
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 40.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
57 opaque black, small circular faceted, mold-pressed; 3 opaque brown satin, mold-pressed, circular, faceted; 2 opaque white/cream, transparent pale brown and dark brown swirled, distorted barrel shape, wound; 1 opaque light orange with rust and brown mottled surface, faceted barrel; 1 opaque white satin encased in transparent amber, mold-pressed, tabular barrel; 1 opaque yellow-green and brick red swirled, pinched long barrel shape; 2 opaque tan with transparent pink swirls, long barrel shape with spiral twist; 5 translucent pale yellow with opaque white swirls (2 asymmetrically faceted barrels with matte surface - 2 small circular - 1 asymmetrically faceted circular)l 5 opaque light pumpkin color (4 circular - 1 cylindrical with spots of opaque brown, red, and white), mold-pressed; 2 opaque brick red and brown swirls, asymmetrically faceted ovoid; 5 opaque cream and transparent amber swirled, circular 92 sizes); 7 opaque white, reddish-brown and brick red swirled, matte surface (assorted shapes); 5 opaque white with transparent amber, brown, grey-brown swirls (4 asymmetrically faceted barrel shape - 1 mold-pressed cylinder); 4 opaque muddy brown (1 ovoid melon shape - 3 small circular); 3 opaque white with caramel swirls (2 dimpled barrels, 2 sizes - 1 asymmetrically faceted circular); 3 opaque muddy brown with brick red and green swirls (2 round - 1 ovoid); 3 opaque cream with transparent pink/brown swirls (2 circular, 2 sizes - 1 asymmetrically faceted barrel); 1 opaque white with light camel swirls, twisted cylinder; 1 opaque black with dull goldish coating, circular faceted; 1 clambroth with opaque white swirls, dimpled barrel shape; 1 transparent brown with opaque white spots, wound, ovoid; 1 opaque tan and brown, matte surface, asymmetrically faceted, long barrel.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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