Beaded Christmas Ornament

Description
Holiday or Christmas ornament, beaded, in the shape of a "shooting" star. Outline of star form comprised of molded glass beads, mirrored silver, painted red. Inside star form is five molded glass balls, mirrored silver. "Tail" of star attached at bottom, molded glass beads, olive colored. Connected with thin metal wire, with bent metal wire hook attached at top. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1890-1940
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
metal wire (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13/16 in x 4 3/4 in x 9 3/8 in; 2.06375 cm x 12.065 cm x 23.8125 cm
place made
Czechoslovakia
Germany
Japan
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0459
catalog number
298065.0459
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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