West Virginia Glass Specialty Company Decorations

Feb 28, 2022 | Museum Monday Treasures

Todays Museum Monday treasure from the Museum of American Glass in WV is a collection of photographs produced by the West Virginia Glass Specialty Company featuring some previously undocumented decorations, including White Birch, White Foam, Gold Ebony, and others. The photographs are part of an archive acquired from a photography studio that apparently made catalogs for many different companies in the 1950s. A few of the photographs include patterns that were being offered in 1958, the date of the earliest catalog in our collection, including some early examples of Blendo. It is likely that all of these photographs are from the 1950s. Does anyone have examples of these previously unreported decorations?

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