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Year of Glass: Imitating the Ancient

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Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:00:21 +0000
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Conservation at Cooper Hewitt
ancient
Ancient Roman
blown glass
Glass
glass blowing
iridescence
modern
Tiffany
Year of Glass
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