Corn Cob Shaped Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament in the shape of a cob of corn. Painted yellow, with peach-pink stripe on one side, green leaves on either side, covered overall with granulated glass. Metal cap attached at top with thin bent wire loop for hanging. Cotton string attached to cap for hanging. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
1870-1910
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
cotton (overall material)
Measurements
average spatial: 4 cm x 9.2 cm; 1 9/16 in x 3 5/8 in
overall: 3 5/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 9.2075 cm x 3.81 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
1993.0157.06
catalog number
1993.0157.06
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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