Angel Christmas Ornament

Description
Holiday or Christmas ornament, hollow bisque-figure angel, standing, with hands up to prayer position, large wings on back. Blond hair, peach skin, blue eyes, white wings and robes. Framed with tinsel wire, arched around angel, no hook attached. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
1880-1900
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
porcelain (overall material)
Measurements
average spatial: 13 cm x 12 cm; 5 1/8 in x 4 3/4 in
overall: 3/4 in x 5 in x 4 7/8 in; 1.905 cm x 12.7 cm x 12.3825 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
1993.0157.02
catalog number
1993.0157.02
accession number
1993.0157
subject
Christmas
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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