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Iridescent glass vase

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | July 10, 2019

This Art Nouveau style vase was used by Laura Jane Musser between 1880 - 1940. 
Musser, a musician and active community member, was from Little Falls. Her papers are part of the MNHS Collections.