Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
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.
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)
white (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in; 8.89 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
DL.298065.0245
catalog number
298065.0245
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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