Inlay Strip

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Inlay Strip
Accession Number: 
54.1.155
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6 mm, L: 1.5 cm, Th: 2 mm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
25 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Canes of translucent amethyst, opaque red and opaque white, dull pitted surface, some light brown devitrification; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Roughly rectangular strip possibly broken and repolished at one end preserves two rosettes with red center and rounded leaves in amethyst glass all in an opaque yellow matrix.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kouchakji, Fahim (b. Syria, 1886-1976), Source
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 217, #622; BIB# 29547