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Violet Persian Set with Red Lip Wraps
  • Dale Chihuly
    born 1941
    born: Tacoma, Washington, United States ; active: United States
  • Violet Persian Set with Red Lip Wraps, 1990
  • Where object was made: United States
  • glass
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 762 x 660 x 635 mm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 30 x 26 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • On view: 20/21 Gallery, 405, N5
  • 1992.0002

Three large open forms with vivid colors in stripes nest together with 17 smaller pieces of open shapes or ball forms (20 pieces total). Purple is the predominant color on the largest pieces, having red around the lip of the forms. The smaller pieces are multi-colored.