From: Marjorie Wilser <>
To: Historical Costume <>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2016 19:19:38 -0700
Reply-To: Historical Costume <>
Subject: Re: [h-cost] Craftsman decorating

They also liked hammered copper— did you note the glasses underneath the ones linked?
==Marjorie Wilser

Completely off the "Craftsman" theme, but the water glasses in their "Gibraltar" pattern remind me of the glasses Yahrzeit candles used to come in. (For the non-Jews: these are sometimes called "memorial candles" and are used to honor our deceased first-degree relations on certain holy days and on the anniversary -- in Yiddish, "Yahrzeit" -- of their passing.) Pretty much every US Jewish home from the 1960s through the 1980s (maybe even the 1990s -- I don't recall exactly when the switch was made to smaller containers) used these as water glasses (obviously *after* the candle had been burned and the candle-remains cleaned out). I may have seen something like the taller glass in that set somewhere like Jahn's (regional chain of ice cream parlors established in 1897 per or one of the luncheonettes we occasionally went to in the 1960s and 1970s.

> On 3/24/2016 4:56 PM, Sharon Collier wrote:
>> The arts and crafts movement shunned mass produced items. So, how about
>> something like this:

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