Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Semi-sphere with faceted indent molded on one side. Red over mirrored silver. No cap attached, thin wire loop inserted into top, with two-color plied string tied in a loop for hanging. 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)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 3.175 cm x 4.445 cm x 3.4925 cm
place made
Germany
Poland
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0351
catalog number
298065.0351
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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