String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.689
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 53.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
6 transparent yellow-green with opaque white swirls (2 distorted barrels - 2 long spiral fluted ovoid); 46 transparent teal circular; 20 pieces of opaque white, green, and aventurine encased in colorless, ovoid/barrel tabular with slight twist; 20 transparent light green and opalescent swirls, wound, ovoid/barrel; 91 band of silver foil encased in colorless, drawn, short cylinder. String on a cord.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
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