Beaded Christmas Garland

Description
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".
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1890-1940
place made
Japan
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
cotton string (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
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
ID Number
DL.298065.0456
catalog number
298065.0456
accession number
298065
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones
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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