Color palette of glass pieces for American Airlines Terminal window, Kennedy International Airport

Title: 
Color palette of glass pieces for American Airlines Terminal window, Kennedy International Airport

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Object Name: 
Color Palette
Title: 
Color palette of glass pieces for American Airlines Terminal window, Kennedy International Airport
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
92.4.136 A
Dimensions: 
(A) L: 33.2 cm, W: 32.4 cm; (B) L: 41.3 cm, W: 29.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1955-about 1958
Credit Line: 
Gift Judi Jordan
Primary Description: 
Polychrome opaque and transparent non-lead glass: flashed opal, opal-flashed antique, antique glass; cut glass, assembled, adhered on colorless panel, selected pieces "plated" with pieces of colorless. (A) Square panel entirely covered with abstract pattern of non-leaded irregular pieces assembled mosaic style. Design dominated by broad bright red zig-zag of opaque bright red; (B) same technique as "A" but with glass pieces dominated by rectangular and squared shapes, abstract design and shape masked in cut-out frame of cardboard painted black.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sowers, Judi Jordan, Source