Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Opaque white glass ball, yellowed surface. Painted with horizontal and vertical white strips, band of silver glitter/mica around center. Silver metal cap with thin round metal loop and bent wire hook attached. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1890-1935
Physical Description
yellow (overall color)
glass (overall material)
sphere (ornament shape)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 5.3975 cm x 3.81 cm
place made
Germany
Japan
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0235
catalog number
298065.0235
accession number
298065
subject
Christmas
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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