String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 46.1 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
6 opaque black with white spots, tabular barrel; 55 opaque white oblate; 8 opaque white asymmetrically faceted (2 sizes); 5 opaque white satin encased in colorless, mold-pressed barrel shape with spiral; 2 opaque black circular spirally fluted; 6 opaque black long cylinder, faceted; 6 opaque black cylindrical spirally fluted; 6 opaque black tabular barrel shaped with dimpled surface; 6 opaque black square made up of 3 star shapes stacked over cone (2 sizes). Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source