Theatrical Warrior Costume Ornament

Object Name: 
Theatrical Warrior Costume Ornament

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Object Name: 
Theatrical Warrior Costume Ornament
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.6.1 D
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam (max): 5.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1675-1725
Credit Line: 
Gift of Alan Priest
Primary Description: 
Opaque, or slightly translucent, dark red glass, cut in six rhomboidal planes sloping downward from a central flat hexagon; mounted in thin metal with circular openings for the glass, rimmed with a beaded edge and surrounded by an octagonally lobed downward-sloping medallion in repousse relief; glass sets formed by grinding, and affixed by crossed wires emanating from the backs of the metal medallions; for attachment to the robe it has six sets of two small holes adjacent to the beaded rim and eight sets of two tiny holes at the outer lobed edge; backed by cardboard disks.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Priest, Alan, Source
1960-06-01