Glass Christmas Garland

Description
Holiday or Christmas decoration, garland, comprised of free blown glass balls, various sizes and shapes: small spheres, larger spheres with indents and forms around centers. Mirrored silver, magenta, yellow-gold, teal blue, red, orange, and pink. Connected with white cotton string and black cotton string, tied in a circle, with bent wire hook attached. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
garland
date made
1870-1900
Physical Description
blue (overall color)
metal (hanger material)
cotton string (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/8 in x 24 3/4 in x 1 1/16 in; 2.8575 cm x 62.865 cm x 2.69875 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0450
catalog number
298065.0450
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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