Beaded Christmas Garland

Description
Holiday or Christmas decoration, garland, one of four identical (See DL*69.0051B, C, D). Molded and blown glass, silver star with circular indent on front and back sides, painted yellow-gold. Star is flanked on either side with alternating teal balls and long red ovoid shapes. Connected with white cotton string, with a bent metal hook on each end for hanging. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
1880-1920
Physical Description
blue (overall color)
red (overall color)
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
cotton string (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11/16 in x 25 in x 1 7/8 in; 1.74625 cm x 63.5 cm x 4.7625 cm
place made
Germany
United States
ID Number
DL*69.0051A
catalog number
69.0051A
accession number
279532
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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