Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ball with faceted indent molded on one side. Mirrored silver with blue strip around opening of indent, interior painted magenta. Pike where metal cap would have been attached is broken off and missing. No mark. Possibly made in Poland as it began exporting similar indented ornaments in the 1930s.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
1890-1940
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 1 1/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 2.54 cm x 3.175 cm x 3.4925 cm
place made
Germany
Poland
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0352
catalog number
298065.0352
accession number
298065
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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