Tooth Necklace

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Object Name: 
Tooth Necklace
Accession Number: 
62.3.23
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 75 cm (estimate)
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1850-1900
Primary Description: 
Opaque white and blue (the glass) non-lead glass; molded. Long necklace with animal teeth and glass beads made to resemble animal teeth, strung on a fiber support; further decorated with small shells, and one bright blue glass bead; fiber and leather ties.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Carlebach Gallery, Source
1962-05-10
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show; traveling to The Gallery at Steuben in 2008 (cancelled 6-2008)