Glass Christmas Garland

Description
Holiday or Christmas decoration, garland, comprised of blown glass balls and ellipsoidal shapes. Mirrored silver, some painted solid magenta, some left silver, some possibly painted yellow-gold, some painted magenta with white polka dots. Connected with a white cotton string, with bent metal crinkle wire attached at both ends for hanging. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
garland
date made
1890-1930
Physical Description
metal (hanger material)
cotton string (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/8 in x 29 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 74.295 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
Germany
Japan
Czechoslovakia
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0446
catalog number
298065.0446
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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