Spindle Whorl

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Object Name: 
Spindle Whorl
Accession Number: 
Overall Diam: 3.3 cm, Th: 0.8 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ray Winfield Smith
Primary Description: 
Translucent bluish green and translucent greenish colorless, both very bubbly; opaque dark brown and opaque yellow inlays. Spindle whorl: tooled and inlaid; circular, with central perforation and plano-convex cross section. Convex upper surface is inlaid with three circular sections of yellow cane with brown center, their positions seemingly marking angles of equilateral triangle.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Smith, Mrs. Ray Winfield, Source
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 56, 217, #980; BIB# 58895