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: 
23 transparent green with opaque white swirls (1 distorted barrel shape - 14 spiral fluted circular - 8 large spiral fluted circular); 4 opaque green with "black" zig-zags, circular; 2 opaque white and transparent green swirls in colorless, wound, circular; 24 transparent green swirls in translucent white/colorless, circular (2 sizes); 27 opaque green satin, faceted bicones. Stung on linen or silk,.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source