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This amethyst blown glass vase was probably made at the New England Glass Company in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It was given to Susan (Childs) Starr (1821-1900) of Deerfield, Massachusetts, by her friends and neighbors in 1854 before she moved to Laona, Illinois, with her husband, Caleb Starr, and their children.


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Amethyst Vase

date   c. 1854
location   Cambridge, Massachusetts
height   9.75"
process/materials   glass
accession #   #1954.12.01

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