Roofing Shingle

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Object Name: 
Roofing Shingle
Accession Number: 
2002.4.75 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm, L: 41.2 cm, W: 23.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1893-1906
Credit Line: 
Gift of Colleen Vagnini and Phil Steiner
Primary Description: 
Colorless shading to transparent amethyst colored glass. Pressed into a mold. Large rectangular shape shingle with grooves and ledges. On the underside is a tab with a hole in it just below the mid-point with a long length of twisted wire around the hole.
Provenance: 
Vagnini, Colleen, Source
2002
Steiner, Phil, Source
2002
Technique: 
Inscription: 
"LUDOWICI CHICAGO / PATENT NO 283126 / T1"
Trademark
Pressed, part of mold Near top edge