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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
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Published Date:
Sun, 31 Jul 2016 13:00:19 +0000
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Object of the Day
translucent
glassmaking
ancient
Rome
Ruins
vessel
asymmetrical
pâte-de-verre
Augustus
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