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DAISY & DRAPE (Aqua Opal)
DAISY & DRAPE (Marigold)
DAISY & DRAPE (Aqua Opal)
 DAISY & DRAPE (Marigold)
DAISY & DRAPE in IB - $1800. 3-07 Seeck Auction.
DAISY & DRAPE in IB - $1800
3-07 Seeck Auction

DAISY & DRAPE:  Collections of carnival glass having no examples of vases would surely be amiss of some beautiful designs. Pattern collectors realize quickly that unless vases are included in their purchases, many pattern examples would be cast aside. This Daisy & Drape pattern, for instance, is used only on the three-footed vase. The pattern first appeared in wholesale catalogs in the spring of 1912, in company with the Corn vase. Both of these vases are more plentiful in white, a color introduced earlier that year! Shape variations are limited to the edge of the vase. It may be flared outward, slightly turned inward, or pointing straight up. These can each be observed in our display of photos.

Surprisingly, marigold is a difficult color to locate. With some intense search, amethyst, green, blue, ice green, and aqua can be found.

DRAPERY in Lime Green - 7 in. tall.
DRAPERY Vase in Ice Green-7.5 in. tall
DRAPERY in Lime Green - 7 inches tall.
DRAPERY Vase in Ice Green-7.5 in. tall
DRAPERY in RARE Sapphire Blue.
DRAPERY Scarce Mgld.-Courtesy Jim Seeck
DRAPERY White Vase-8.75 in
DRAPERY in RARE Sapphire Blue
DRAPERY Scarce Mgld.-Courtesy Jim Seeck
DRAPERY White Vase-8.75 inches

DRAPERY:  A nice array of colors are available, but the trick is to locate an example without damage to one or more of the protruding feet! Green examples are probably the hardest to locate. Cobalt blue is not all that easily found. Marigold, white and ice green qualify as “most often seen”. The other colors of aqua, teal, ice blue, sapphire , aqua opal and lime green can be considered more difficult. 5” squat vases have been reported, but the usual size ranges from 7”-9” in height. The Drapery vase first appeared in wholesale catalogs during the 1910-1911 period.

DRAPERY VARIANT Vase . 8.5 in. tall in Marigold
 in Amethyst
8.5 in. tall in Marigold

DRAPERY VARIANT:  More limited in numbers than the Drapery vase with amethyst, marigold, and cobalt blue the extent of color offerings, production of this vase was during the 1912-1915 time frame. These vases were “swung” to an 8” to 10” height, from the Drapery tumbler mould. A couple of Drapery tumblers in white have surfaced, (Click on ~~D~~  in our Alphabet to view a white tumbler.), along with a small berry bowl in white. Perhaps the decision to make a pitcher and large berry bowl never transpired, but rather to use the tumbler mould in creation of a few choice swung vases?

Dean & Diane Fry - 01/08


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