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95.4.360 A
Overall Diam: 8.3 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Susanne K. Frantz
Primary Description: 
Opaque white non-lead fotoform; photosensitive glass has photographic image transferred to it and submitted to light, then acid-etched. Flat circular disk: opaque white, both sides covered with intaglio design of two grids crossing at right angles to form a square comprised of small squares, on one side the lines are etched to a greater depth creating the appearance of a tan background; impressed in block letters at center right edge (both sides): "CORNING".
Frantz, Susanne K., Source
Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design
Museum of Modern Art 1995-05-25 through 1995-08-27
Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design (1995) pp. 10-11, fig. 3; BIB# 45894
The Survey of Glass in the World (1992) illustrated, p. 10-11 (fig. 3); BIB# 44518