Fibula

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Object Name: 
Fibula
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
89.3.7
Dimensions: 
Overall a) Diam: 9.3 cm, Th: 6 cm; b) L: 20.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1988
Primary Description: 
Black background, multi-color glass beads, thread, silver; beads individually knotted, resultant structure stretched over Perspex disc with open center mounted in silver; silver pin with adhered (two-component adhesive) flexible tip covered in knotted beads. a) Circular disc with circular center opening rimmed in sterling silver; overall surface covering of small beads in design consisting of black background, on one side multi-colored beads are assembled in an intricate coposition of small, multi-color abstract shapes; b) long, pointed pin of sterling silver topped in "flexible" spiral covered with black beads; signature not found.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Edward H. Merrin Gallery Inc., Source
1989-01-16
Category: 
Technique: 
Perlenschmuck : Beads at Work ([1990]) illustrated, p. 23; BIB# 34833
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1989 (1990) p. 5;