Beaded Christmas Garland

Holiday or Christmas decoration, garland comprised of alternating molded glass beads, some silvered and some green, some faceted, and long thin molded tubes, silvered, with three larger molded glass ball ornaments, transparent green. The larger balls have metal caps attached for hanging. Connected with white cotton string. One of the larger metal balls has a cap stamped: "MADE IN JAPAN". A paper tag on another section of the garland is also marked: "MADE IN JAPAN".
Currently not on view
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date made
Physical Description
cotton string (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
glass (overall material)
overall: 1 1/16 in x 108 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in; 2.69875 cm x 275.59 cm x 8.255 cm
place made
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
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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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