Curtain Tie-back

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Object Name: 
Curtain Tie-back
Accession Number: 
68.4.383
Dimensions: 
L: 10.6 cm, D: 12.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1835-1850
Primary Description: 
Opalescent glass and pewter; pressed. Flat circular plate with a six-petaled flower in relief on top, beaded rim, pewter stem imbedded in glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 266, #1060; BIB# 30457