Paperweight (Texas Centennial)
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (3.8 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm) (show scale)
Molded inscription around center medallion: "1836.TEXAS.1936. / CENTENNIAL"
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
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American. Paperweight (Texas Centennial), ca. 1936. Glass, 1 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (3.8 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.255. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.255_bw.jpg)
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Colorless pressed glass paperweight molded into shape of star, facets of star rise to apex over center. Molded into underside in center, round medallion with small star in center surrounded by inscription "1836.TEXAS.1936. / CENTENNIAL". On underside, points of star are frosted.
CONDITION: Good; few tiny chips around edges and dirt in frosted area.
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