Tinsel Christmas Ornament

Description
Holiday or Christmas ornament, tinsel wire shaped to form a three-leafed clover, with a molded glass ball in the center of the top leaf. Ball has opening on top and bottom to allow wire to run through body, pink/mirrored silver ball. Bent wire hook attached at top for hanging. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1870-1910
Physical Description
red (overall color)
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 4 in x 2 3/4 in; 2.54 cm x 10.16 cm x 6.985 cm
place made
Germany
United States
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0029
accession number
298065
catalog number
298065.0029
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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