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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
Pittsburgh, PA 2
Descriptions
glass 581 pressed 38 pigment 539
Names
vase 35
Subjects
thumbprint pattern 7
Date:
1893
Dimensions:
diameter of top: 3.5 in, base diameter: 3 in, H: 4.25 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Mary Jester Allen and Helen Cody Allan
Inscription:
Top is inscribed one side: Buffalo Bills/Wild West, Other side: World's Fair/1893
Remarks:
Vase, pressed glass, clear base and red painted top, thumbprint pattern. Probably made in Pittsburgh. Ruby glass souvenirs were sold at the Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893, and were first popularized there. Gift of Mary Jester Allen and Helen Cody Allan, niece and great-niece of Buffalo Bill.
Accession Number:
1.69.88

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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