Sphere filled with colored thread

Object Number: 
1940.281
Date: 
1825-1900
Medium: 
Glass, fiber
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 in. ( 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Colorless blown glass sphere with open pontil mark; sphere filled with multi-colored thread.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this is probably a witch ball.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edward C. Titus
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group