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Object Name: 
Fragment
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-64
Dimensions: 
Overall Dim (max): 4.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment. Transparent greenish blue, with many bubbles; decorated in opaque deep brownish red, ivory, and transparent pink. Blown; stained; grozed. Fragment of vessel(?) of unknown form. Fragment is almost flat (Th. 0.2-0.3 cm) and roughly rectangular. Decorated on one surface. In red, with lines that vary in thickness between 0.4 cm and 1 cm: curving stem, which divides into at least three narrow leaves or stems fanning out from point of origin and, elsewhere on fragment, curved hooklike element; all red lines appear to have narrow ivory-colored outlines. Spaces between red elements are partly filled with areas of pink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
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