Fragment of Bar or Strip in Zig-zag Pattern

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bar or Strip in Zig-zag Pattern

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bar or Strip in Zig-zag Pattern
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 5 cm, W: 1.3 cm, Th: 0.3 cm
Not on Display
75 BCE-25 CE
Primary Description: 
Canes of opaque red and opaque yellow with translucent amethyst glass, bubbly, pitted, weathered; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Fragment preserves long slightly curved strip roughly rectangular in cross section preserving a zig-zag line in amethyst down the center of the glass, one side filled with red, the opposing side yellow.
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 213, #605; BIB# 29547