Santa Claus Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass ornament in the shape of Santa Claus, wearing a long red coat, red pointed cap, holding a tree. Face has black eyebrows and red mouth. Legs and feet are not shown, terminates at bottom of coat. Metal cap attached at top of hat, with bent wire loop inserted and bent wire hook. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1880-1900
Physical Description
red (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 1 7/16 in x 1 9/16 in x 5 1/4 in; 3.65125 cm x 3.96875 cm x 13.335 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0191
catalog number
298065.0191
accession number
298065
subject
Santa Claus
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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