Window Pane

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Object Name: 
Window Pane
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
63.4.74
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 14.5 cm, L: 14.6 cm, Th: 4.6 mm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1850-1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Web Description: 
This is an example of a Victorian pressed pane, used probably as an inexpensive alternative to stained glass. The glass company which made it is not known.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
1963
Color: 
Technique: 
Primary Description: 
Transparent amber glass, mold-pressed. Square pane, with a floral pattern in heavy relief. A few scattered air bubbles; scattered lines/chill marks along several edges.
Picture This: Windows on the American Home
Venue(s)
National Building Museum 2003-03-10 through 2003-08
Minnesota Historical Society 2003-10-13 through 2004-11
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 257; BIB# 22375
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 267, #1065; BIB# 30457