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Gallery Talk: Ancient and Modern Glass

August 23, 2018
Meet in Griffin Court
Free with museum admission

The millefiori technique that we see in many specimens of the Arthur Rubloff Collection of paperweights has ancient origins in Roman glass manufacture. Trace the history of mosaic glass from ancient Rome to nineteenth-century France in this gallery conversation with Woman’s Board Fellow Alice Boone. 

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Hellenistic or early Roman; eastern Mediterranean. Dish, Mid 2nd/early 1st century BC. Katherine K. Adler Memorial Fund.