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Paperweight

Object Number: 
2002.1.156
Date: 
ca. 1882
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
: 7/8 x 4 x 2 1/2 in.
Description: 
Clear glass with a white enamel bottom that reads through the glass in black: Warner, DeForest & Co./ Ladies, Gents & Youths Knit Underware./ New York Office 253 Church St. Works Amsterdam, N.Y.; with a central image of a large factory complex.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group