Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ball-shaped, with faceted indent molded on one side. Mirrored silver. No cap attached. Thin bent metal loop inserted into top opening, with thin bent wire hook attached for hanging. No mark. Poland 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 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 4.1275 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
Germany
Poland
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0358
catalog number
298065.0358
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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