Beaded Christmas Garland

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Description
Holiday or Christmas decoration, garland of molded glass balls, red, smaller molded glass balls, red and gray, small silver beads, and long silver glass tubes, and bells, cardboard covered with plaster, then silver aluminum foil. Connected with white cotton string and bent wire hooks. Red balls are marked: "MADE IN JAPAN" and bells are stamped: "MADE IN JAPAN".
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1937-1945
place made
Japan
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
metal (hanger material)
coardboard (overall material)
glass (overall material)
cotton string (overall material)
plaster (overall material)
aluminum foil (overall material)
Measurements
short garland strand: 1 1/4 in x 59 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in; 3.175 cm x 151.13 cm x 9.525 cm
long garland strand: 1 1/4 in x 108 in x 3 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x 274.32 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
DL.298065.0457
catalog number
298065.0457
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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