Church Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament in the shape of a church. Silvered ground, painted red steeple and molded roof, green arched windows on either side. Bent wire hook attaches to a curled wire at top of steeple. No Mark. This mold was used prior to 1940.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1880-1940
Physical Description
green (overall color)
red (overall color)
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 1 3/8 in x 2 in x 5 1/16 in; 3.4925 cm x 5.08 cm x 12.85875 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0183
catalog number
298065.0183
accession number
298065
subject
Christmas
See more items in
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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