Glass Christmas Garland

Description
Holiday or Christmas decoration, garland, comprised of blown glass balls and ellipsoidal shapes. Mirrored silver, some painted magenta with simple zigzag designs in white or pink. Connected with white cotton string, bent wire hangers attached at each end. Metal cap attached to string, not attached to ball, is stamped with country of origin, almost legible, possibly "GERMANY".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
garland
date made
1890-1930
Physical Description
metal (hanger material)
cotton string (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 22 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 1.905 cm x 56.515 cm x 1.905 cm
place made
Germany
Czechoslovakia
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0431
catalog number
298065.0431
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
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones

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