12 Fragments of Bracelets

Object Name: 
12 Fragments of Bracelets

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Object Name: 
12 Fragments of Bracelets
Accession Number: 
71.1.12
Dimensions: 
(a) Diam: 6.9 cm; (b) External Diam: 5.8 cm, W: 1.4 cm, Th: 0.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
perhaps 500-699
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Fred W. Trembour
Primary Description: 
Translucent purple glass, appearing black in reflected light; tooled, apparently made by taking part of ribbonlike strip of glass and joining ends. (a) Bracelet: roughly circular. Flat in cross-section and decorated on outer surface with six parallel horizontal ribs which are continuous except where they have been flattened, perhaps when ends of were joined. (b) Bracelet: roughly circular. Flat in cross-section and decorated on outer surface with five parallel horizontal ribs which are continuous except where they have been flattened, perhaps when ends were joined.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Trembour, Fred W., Source
1971
Category: 
Technique: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 67-68, 219, #1003 and #1004; BIB# 58895