Glass Christmas Ornament

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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
garland, part of
date made
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
cotton string (component material)
metal (hanger material)
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
place made
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
catalog number
accession 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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