Fragment of a Composite Molding Strip

Object Name: 
Fragment of a Composite Molding Strip

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Object Name: 
Fragment of a Composite Molding Strip
Accession Number: 
59.1.563 D
Overall H: 4.1 cm
Not on Display
25 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Translucent medium to deep blue glass with strips or trails of opaque white, heavily weathered with thin iridescent film flaking off; mosaic glass technique. Narrow rectangular strip roughly trapezoidal in cross section, composed of three equal elements, two blue canes on either side of the central opaque white cane, on the smaller of the trapezoidal surfaces is fused a long narrow band which appears to be folded over and has multiple parallel trails of opaque white, the surface between this band and the base has been overlaid with white which runs down one side of the trapezoid.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Albert Eio & Cie, Former Collection
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 247-248, #724; BIB# 29547