Shade

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Object Name: 
Shade
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.4.18
Dimensions: 
H: 12.4 cm, D: 8.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of James P. Day in memory of Mary Joan Day
Primary Description: 
Brownish purple non-lead glass; mold-blown. Bag-shaped with diamond pattern covering body, plain top rim, circular hole in base which looks as if was formed by molding a circular depression and then grinding it away. Bottom rim roughly ground.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Day, James P., Source
Technique: