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
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1870-1900
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
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0232
catalog number
298065.0232
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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