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Cocktail stirrers (2)

Object Number: 
2009.57.1ab
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall (a; larger): 5 7/8 x 3/8 in. (14.9 x 1 cm) Overall (b; smaller): 5 7/8 x 3/16 in. (14.9 x 0.5 cm)
Description: 
Clear glass stirrers. Both shafts acid etched with "The AIR CONDITIONED/ROOSEVELT/NEW YORK" with a logo to the right that reads "UNITED HOTELS" in an oval and the Roosevelt crest to the left. Both terminating with a nail-head finial to be used as a handle on one end, and a small bulb on the other for stirring.
Credit Line: 
Anonymous donor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group