String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 42.9 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
6 opaque light turquoise blue twisted ovoid tabular; 2 opaque light turquoise barrel pinched in at center shape; 57 opaque light turquoise circular (9 medium, 48 small); 16 transparent pale turquoise with opaque white marvered "crumbs", square cylinder with slightly concave sides; 10 transparent turquoise with opaque white spots, marvered, some pulled (6 spiral fluted barrels - 3 asymmetric faceted barrels - 1 tabular barrel); 10 transparent light turquoise with opaque white spirals, satin finish (4 pear shape, 6 circular); 6 opaque turquoise ribbed bicones, mold-pressed, black accentuated lines; 4 opaque light turquoise mold-pressed hemisphere with sawtooth edge. Strung on linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source