Thread winder

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Object Name: 
Thread winder
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.3.208
Dimensions: 
W: 2.9 x 2.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1850-1870
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent purple non-lead glass; sheet-glass, mirrored, cut, cemented. Flat, square form, with elaborate, cut outline; formed of two thin sheets of glass, one colorless with purple overlay and mirrored on the back, the other colorless and mirrored on the back, cemented together; the purple side cut with four stylized Fleurs-de-lis at the corners, and a square at the center; similar, but shallower, cutting on the colorless side.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steckler, Edward L., Source
1983-10-07