Glass Christmas Ornament

Free-blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ellipsoidal-shape, with opening on either side, thin metal wire inserted through body for hanging. Clear and opaque white striped glass, painted shimmering green. No mark.
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
date made
Physical Description
green (overall color)
red (overall color)
white (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
overall: 3 7/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 9.8425 cm x 2.8575 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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