Green Alert

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Object Name: 
Leaded Glass Panel
Title: 
Green Alert
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
90.4.121
Dimensions: 
H: 80.4 cm, W: 43.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1973
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Robert Sowers Estate
Primary Description: 
Transparent non-lead sheet glass in olive-green, red, pink, blue-gray, translucent gray-blue and black; glass jewels in cobalt, amethyst, red; cut, leaded. Vertical rectangular leaded panel in abstract geometric pattern of squares and rectangles in various sizes; interspersed, with small round glass jewels and small red rectangles, with hemispherical indentations on back side; pyramidal faceting on the front; pattern from top of large black rectangle flanked by pair of green squares; mid-section comprised of multi-colored small sections, jewels, and prisms; lower third is symmetrical, with red square over a large pink rectangle flanked by pairs of green, red and white rectangles, which in turn are flanked by pairs of black rectangles over longer blue-gray rectangles; overall small seeds in sheet glass; panel framed in narrow metal channeling; unsigned.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sowers, Robert ((American, 1923-1990)), Source