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Object Name: 
Fragment
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-186
Dimensions: 
Overall Dim (max): 3.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Fragment. Transparent deep blue, with bubbles and inclusions; decorated in pale green and orange yellow. Blown; stained. Fragment. Wall (Th. 0.1-0.2 cm) has convex profile in all planes. Decorated on outside: small part of register that, if repetitive, was divided into panels by vertical orange-yellow stripes (W. 0.4 cm) with narrow pale green borders. One panel contains, on pale green groundline, plant with vertical stem flanked by two shorter stems that curve outward at top, all indicated by narrow pale green lines; outside each curved stem is one even shorter stem in orange yellow; vertical stem has two short pale green crossbars near top and is surmounted by leaf or flower with at least two lobes with pale green outlines and solid orange-yellow centers; each curved stem has, at top, cluster of three small dots. Small part of panel to left of vertical stripe has traces of orange-yellow ornament.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
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