Glass Icicle Christmas Ornament

Description
Holiday or Christmas ornament. Molded and twisted glass icicle, twisted at top and bottom, narrows toward bottom. Curled (annealed) glass hook at top with gray string tied for hanging. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
1870-1920
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
cotton string (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 1/4 in; 15.24 cm x .635 cm
place made
Germany
United States
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
1993.0157.24
catalog number
1993.0157.24
accession number
1993.0157
subject
Christmas
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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