Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Three spheres, with molded waffle pattern overall and concave star indents around center body. Silver glass with yellow-gold surface, stars painted red and orange. Spheres have openings on top and bottom and are connected with piece of white cotton string tied together in circle. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornaments, christmas tree
date made
1890-1930
Physical Description
silver (overall color)
tied (overall connector/connecting technique)
glass (overall material)
cotton (string material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 2 3/4 in x 3 in; 2.54 cm x 6.985 cm x 7.62 cm
place made
Germany
Poland
ID Number
DL*69.0049
catalog number
69.0049
accession number
279532
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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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. Benjamin Richmond

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