Glass Christmas Ornament

Holiday or Christmas ornament, free-blown glass ellipsoidal shape with pointed ends, mirrored silver, painted with white, gold, and blue stripes painted around body, and small opening on two thin ends. Framed with tinsel wire with loop on one side. No mark.
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
oval (overall shape)
average spatial: 7 cm x 16 cm; 2 3/4 in x 6 5/16 in
overall: 1 5/8 in; 4.1275 cm
place made
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Nancy M. and Robert R. Garvey, Jr.
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