Glass Christmas Ornament

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Description
Blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament, bulb-shaped, with slightly pointed bottom, and three circular indents. Opalescent silver, with raised orange vertical stripes between indents, which may have been painted or outlined in blue (traces remain). Metal cap with bent metal loop for hanging inserted. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1870-1900
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
gold (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 1 5/8 in; 7.62 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
DL.298065.0231
catalog number
298065.0231
accession number
298065
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones
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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