Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Holiday or Christmas ornament, piece of garland attached to a molded glass ball. Ball is unsilvered, transparent, olive-brown, with metal cap attached at top, bent metal loop and bent metal hook attached. The garland is is comprised of alternating molded glass ball beads, brown, and olive green transparant molded glass beads with a molded cross on each side. Connected with with white cotton string. No mark, possibly made in Japan or Czechoslovakia based on design.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1890-1940
place made
Japan
Czechoslovakia
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
cotton string (component material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 1 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 5 1/8 in; 3.4925 cm x 3.4925 cm x 13.0175 cm
ID Number
DL.298065.0429
catalog number
298065.0429
accession number
298065
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones
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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