Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1870-1900
Physical Description
green (overall color)
red (overall color)
white (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 3 7/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 9.8425 cm x 2.8575 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0359
catalog number
298065.0359
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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