Glass Christmas Ornament

Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Very small semi-sphere, with indent molded on one side. Mirrored silver with hot pink stripe around opening of indent, interior painted blue. No cap attached, thin metal wire loop inserted at top opening. No mark. Possibly made in Poland as it began exporting similar indented ornaments in the 1930s.
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
overall: 1/2 in x 1 in x 3/4 in; 1.27 cm x 2.54 cm x 1.905 cm
place made
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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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