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Accession Number:
1.69.89
Makers
Pittsburgh
Descriptions
glass, pressed
Names
wine glass
Subjects
thumbprint pattern
Date:
1893
Dimensions:
diameter of top: 3 in, H: 3.75 in
Inscription:
Band inscribed: Buffalo Bill's/Wild West, Inscribed on opposite side: World's Fair/1893
Remarks:
Wine or small water glass, thumbprint pattern pressed glass, clear bottom with painted red band around top. Probably made in Pittsburgh. Ruby glass souvenirs were sold at the Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893 and were first popularized there.

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