Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Semi-sphere, with faceted indent molded on one side. Mirrored silver with indent painted magenta. Metal cap attached, with thin bent wire loop inserted, very thin wire wrapped around loop and cap. 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
1920-1940
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 4.7625 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
Germany
Poland
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0357
catalog number
298065.0357
accession number
298065
subject
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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