Beaded Christmas Ornament

Description
Holiday or Christmas ornament, molded glass beads shaped into the silhouette of a house with a Greek cross in a circle in its center. Blue, green, red, silver, orange beads. Connected with thin metal wire and red string. Black thread tied into a loop at top for hanging. No marks.
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)
string (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1/4 in x 4 3/8 in x 5 9/16 in; .635 cm x 11.1125 cm x 14.12875 cm
place made
Czechoslovakia
Japan
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0453
catalog number
298065.0453
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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