Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ellipsoidal shape with finial on bottom. Mirrored silver under pink, with horizontal white lines around central wave-like white line. Metal cap with thin metal loop attached. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1870-1900
Physical Description
pink (overall color)
metal (hanger material)
glass (overall material)
ellipsoid (ornament shape)
Measurements
overall: 4 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 12.065 cm x 5.715 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0386
catalog number
298065.0386
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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