Fact No. 259. (Published on 10/2/2005)

Lacy-pattern glass

Nineteenth-century pressed glass whose patterns included extensive stippling to produce a bright, lacelike effect that conceals wrinkles caused when the cold plunger of the pressing machine came into contact with the hot glass.

Source: Glass: A Pocket Dictionary of Terms Commonly Used to Describe Glass and Glassmaking compiled by David Whitehouse of The Corning Musueum of Glass.

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