Santa Claus Christmas Ornament

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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
date made
Physical Description
red (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
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
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Santa Claus
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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. Harvey L. Jones
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