Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Finial-shaped, with ball on top, long, pointed ellipsoidal bottom. Silver under red overall, with white stripes on ball, a swirled white stripe down longer bottom. Metal cap with bent metal loop inserted to top. Cap is heavily rusted. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1870-1900
Physical Description
red (overall color)
metal (hanger material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 13.335 cm x 4.1275 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0261
catalog number
298065.0261
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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