Glass Christmas Ornament

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