14 Wall Revetment Tiles (mosaic glass fragments)

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14 Wall Revetment Tiles (mosaic glass fragments)

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Object Name: 
14 Wall Revetment Tiles (mosaic glass fragments)
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Not on Display
25 BCE-99 CE
Credit Line: 
Bequest of the Estate of George S. McKearin
Primary Description: 
Wall Revetment Tile (mosaic glass fragment). Floral canes of opaque yellow, opaque red, opaque white, translucent blue-green, translucent amethyst, translucent yellow-green glass, dull with some pitting and weathering; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Seven fragments retain blue-green rosettes or floral canes cased with white which float in a predominantly amethyst or yellow-green matrix among rods of opaque yellow; four fragments preserve yellow-green rosettes with red centers cased in yellow which float among rods of opaque yellow in an amethyst matrix; the remaining three fragments are primarily amethyst matrix veined with either white or yellow.
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source