Beaded Christmas Ornament

Description
Holiday or Christmas ornament, beaded. Hexagonal box formed with long molded glass tubes, with smaller, silvered, molded glass beads. Inside of hexagon is thin glass circle with vertical line through center, comprised of multiple shapes and sizes of molded glass balls and beads. Two tails at bottom, with connecting, silver glass beads. Connected with thin metal wire and red cotton string. Metal hook at top. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament
ornament, christmas
Object Type
ornament
date made
1890-1940
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9/16 in x 2 15/16 in x 10 5/16 in; 1.42875 cm x 7.46125 cm x 26.19375 cm
place made
Czechoslovakia
Germany
Japan
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0455
catalog number
298065.0455
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
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones

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