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Delphite Cowboy Hat from the Texas Centennial held in 1936

Delphite Cowboy Hat from the Texas Centennial held in 1936

- Jay B. Siegel
Definition: opaque blue glass made beginning in the 1920s by Jeannette Glass Company but also used by other glassware manufacturers such as McKee; a good amount of Depression-era kitchenware was made using delphite glass but dinnerware pieces can also be found in patterns such as Doric and Cherry Blossom (see links below to view these patterns); other novelty items were also made such as cowboy hats for the Texas Centennial
Pronunciation: del-fite
Examples:
Jennifer quickly realized completing a set of delphite dinnerware would be difficult, so she decided to focus on kitchenware instead.

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