Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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curtain ties (2)
  • Italy
  • curtain ties (2), circa 1800s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • blown glass
  • Object Diameter: 7 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6184.a-d
Description

Two glass curtain tie-backs with fluted sides that are splattered with gilding. At the end of each tie is a circular bead/bauble. The ties each have a saucer- like holder which is also decorated with gilding.