Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ellipsoidal shape, pointed at top and bottom. Mirrored silver painted with thick vertical stripes of white topped with mica/glitter. Gold metal cap with bent metal loop for hanging, with white string and bent wire hook attached. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1870-1900
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
string (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 3 5/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 9.2075 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
DL*298065.0232
catalog number
298065.0232
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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