American. <em>Paperweight (Texas Centennial)</em>, 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)

Paperweight (Texas Centennial)


Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1936

Dimensions: 1 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (3.8 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 40.255

Image: 40.255_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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