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Corn-flower glass design a sparkling work of art

From the Orilla Packet: In 1914, William John “Jack” Hughes began cutting glass tableware full-time in the basement of his home at 212 Wychwood Ave., Toronto. Ninety years later, his popular floral pattern, which he called “corn flower,” is one of the most sought-after glass patterns in Canadian antique and collectible outlets. Corn flower was […]

Corn Flower Festival returns to the museum

From the Orangeville Banner: The Dufferin County Museum & Archives’ (DCMA) annual Corn Flower Festival is returning for its 14th year. The exhibit, held June 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., will focus on showing the museum’s “stuff.” More than 600 pieces of glass will be displayed during the event, including the museum’s coloured […]