Museum Treasures

There are so many amazing treasures throughout the museum. Our goal here is to feature one of those special items and bring you more information about it every week. Please check back often as we will be adding new treasures every week!

Peter Hunt’s Round Valentine Platter

Peter Hunt’s Round Valentine Platter

Today’s Museum Monday treasure from the Museum of American Glass in WV is Peter Hunt’s round Valentine platter with a textured back and white and yellow screen-printed decoration of a horse inside a scalloped heart. We don’t know who produced this platter, but it is...

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Petru Rusu Paperweight

Petru Rusu Paperweight

Today’s Museum Monday treasure from the Museum of American Glass in WV is a paperweight made by Petru Rusu in 1988. It has a delicate lavender-white three petaled flower with green stem cased in clear with small air trap bubbles between the petals and in the center....

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Darling & Rhodes Invoices

Darling & Rhodes Invoices

Today’s Museum Monday treasure from the Museum of American Glass in WV is a small collection of invoices from Darling & Rhodes, Worcester, Massachusetts, manufacturers of bottles, glassware, and druggists' sundries, as well as barware of every description. Their...

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