Glass Christmas Ornament

Blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Oblong-onion-shape, pointed at top and bottom, with convex circles around middle. Light, matte yellow-gold with darker horizontal stripes between circles. Metal cap with thin metal hoop attached for hanging. No mark.
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
date made
Physical Description
gold (overall color)
white (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
overall: 3 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in; 8.89 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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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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