Beaded Christmas Ornament

Description
Holiday or Christmas ornament, beaded, in the shape of a "shooting" star with a circle around the star. Star is comprised of molded glass beads, various shapes, yellow gold. Circle is comprised of molded glass beads, ribbed, alternating silver and green. "Tail" is comprised of molded glass beads, various shapes, yellow gold and silver. Connected with thin metal wire. Black thread tied in loop at top for hanging. 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 (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5/8 in x 4 5/8 in x 5 1/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 11.7475 cm x 13.0175 cm
place made
Czechoslovakia
Germany
Japan
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0454
catalog number
298065.0454
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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