Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament, silvered/opalescent ground, in the shape of a young girl’s head. She has short, curled blond hair, red lips, pink skin, black dots for eyes and eyebrows, wears a red and yellow cap. Silvered/opalescent glass, painted. Metal cap attached to top of her hat for hanging. Wire hook is slightly corroded. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1880-1910
Physical Description
gold (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
red (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
Measurements
ornament: 2 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 6.0325 cm x 5.3975 cm x 8.255 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0188
catalog number
298065.0188
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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