String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 44.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
10 opaque black with opaque red stripe, asymmetrically faceted barrel, pressed; 20 opaque black with silver and red lustre, asymmetrically faceted circular; 75 opaque black circular faceted; 6 opaque oblate discs 18 clambroth discs with zig zag edges/flutes (portions of some lustred), pressed. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source