Tinsel Christmas Ornament

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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
date made
Physical Description
red (overall color)
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 1 in x 4 in x 2 3/4 in; 2.54 cm x 10.16 cm x 6.985 cm
place made
United States
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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 Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones

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