Car Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament in the shape of a car. Silvered ground, painted red roof and hood, blue-green sides. Metal cap at top front of roof has bent wire hook attached to a curled wire at top of roof. Cap is stamped: "GERMANY". This mold was used prior to 1940.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1920-1940
Physical Description
blue (overall color)
red (overall color)
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 2 7/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 7.3025 cm x 6.6675 cm x 4.1275 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0186
catalog number
298065.0186
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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