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Overall H: 4.9 cm; Armband W: 1.9 cm; Shoulder Th: 1.2 cm
Not on Display
299-1 BC
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Bequest of Jerome Strauss
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Bright blue opaque (arm), yellow opaque, bright blue opaque, white opaque, and red opaque (armband) glasses, resin or bitumen; cast, ground, and polished (arm); monochrome rods drawn, cut, assembled, fused, drawn again, cut, and polished (center of armband); adhesive matrix inserted in slot in upper arm; center and edges of armband pressed into adhesive. Arm from inlay figure. Left arm extended toward right, with armband below shoulder. Armband consists of polychrome strip with yellow lozenge flanked on either side by three blue chevrons alternating with two white chevrons, and with part of red motif at each end; and of, above and below polychrome strip, narrow yellow edges, each consisting of three rectangular pieces.
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22