Fragment of Plaque

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Plaque
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.1.289
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.8 cm, W: 5.4 cm, Th (colorless): 0.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-99
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Opaque light blue glass over colorless; cast in two layers, pressed. Plaque: fragment from lower edge. Decorated in low relief with drapery, which almost touches lower edge; it hangs vertically near left side of fragment and is drawn out toward right side. Several holes in blue overlay, where bubbles have burst; colorless base glass is very bubbly.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 23, #15; p. 325, #15; BIB# 58895