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Title: Diamond Quilted "Mother of Pearl" pattern (AKA Ruffled Top, Double Crimp)
Name: Toothpick Holder
Date: c. 1890
Medium: White non-flint cased air-trap glass and light blue top color
Country/Culture: American
Dimensions: 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (6.4 x 7 x 7 cm)
Classification: Decorative Arts, Glass
Credit Line: Gift of the estate of Iva Bader, member of Quester chapter Robert Lucas #314 . In the Iowa Quester Glass Collection, Brunnier Art Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
Object Number: UM2013.674
Published References: Toothpick Holders: China, Glass, and Metal by National Toothpick Holder Collector's Society, 1992, p. 20. Glass Toothpick Holders: Identification & Values by Bredehoft and Sanford, 1999, p. 137 (in amber).