Curtain Tieback

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Object Name: 
Curtain Tieback
Accession Number: 
59.4.77 A
Overall Diam: 8.5 cm, L (with metal shank): 12.4 cm; L (without metal shank): 1.5 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Primary Description: 
Curtain Tieback. Pewter and opalescent glass; pressed with silver-stain and gilt decoration. Flat flower-shape with fans between flower petals making a scalloped edge; fans are silver-stained amber; petals of flower have gilding as does center; pewter shank goes through center of flower and ends in a screw.
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 234, third from left; BIB# 22375
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 267, #1061; BIB# 30457