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Object Name: 
Fragment
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-190
Dimensions: 
Overall H: probably about 6.5 cm, Dim (max): 7.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Fragment. Transparent light greenish blue; decorated in dull yellow and reddish brown. Blown; stained. Fragment. Wall (Th. 0.2 cm) tapers, perhaps with slightly convex profile, before curving down and in. Decorated on outside: at top of fragment, small part of dull yellow inscription in angular Kufic; below this, horizontal reddish brown stripe forming upper border of register apparently containing vegetal ornament with dull yellow outlines and solid reddish brown interiors, of which parts of two elements survive: (1) hook-shaped motif descending from border, and (2) lobed leaflike motif; reddish brown stain has halos that vary from mauve in reflected light to pale yellow when light shines through them.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
Category: