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Glass bracelet

Date:
ca. 7th–15th century A.D.
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Glass; drawn, tooled, and trailed
Dimensions:
1/4in. (0.6cm) Other: 2 11/16in. (6.8cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.340
Not on view
Translucent pale blue green; trails in opaque yellow, red, and turquoise blue; spikes in opaque white.
Circular band, semicircular in section with sharp edges; no visible join.
Outer surface decorated with added yellow trail with red stripes and five elongated splashes of turquoise blue; on top of trail, 37 small spikes, applied unevenly around band.
Intact; some dulling, weathering, and faint iridescence.
1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. no. 977, p. 136, pl. 173.16.

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