Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ball, mirrored red, painted with two matte gold-white stripes around center, with white leaf motif painted on red around middle. No cap attached, bent metal wire loop inserted into top with bent wire hook attached for hanging. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1880-1900
Physical Description
gold (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 2 in x 1 3/4 in; 5.08 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0356
catalog number
298065.0356
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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