Fiberglass Tie

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Object Name: 
Fiberglass Tie
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
80.4.191
Dimensions: 
(a) L (flat, doubled): 37 cm, W: (doubled) 8 cm, Th: 3.5 cm (estimates); (b) L (flat, doubled): 32.4 cm, W (doubled): 9.5 cm, Th: 3.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1893
Credit Line: 
Gift of William Vetter
Web Description: 
This tie was a souvenir of the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Vetter, William, Source
Color: 
Primary Description: 
Fiberglass Tie. Light blue Fiberglas; cardboard. Length of Fiberglas material, braided and sewn on each end, in original box marked "LIBBEY GLASS CO./WORKS'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION/CHICAGO/1893-/PRINCIPAL FACTORY/TOLEDO OHIO".
2300 Degrees: The Glass Experience
Venue(s)
Museum of Science and Industry 2008-03-13 through 2008-09-01
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 216; BIB# 22375