Shingle

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Object Name: 
Shingle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.4.78
Dimensions: 
L: 32.8 cm, W: 20.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1881
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. John Debrucque
Primary Description: 
Aquamarine non-lead glass; pressed. Diamond shaped with diagonal ribbing on one side and vertical ribbing on the other. Front has "A"/PAT MARCH 22D_ 1881/5". Front has raised edge on upper half; reverse has raised edge on lower half. Hole for screws or nails are at the mid-points of the diamond.
Provenance: 
Debrucque, John, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 293, #1147; BIB# 30457