Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ellipsoidal shape, with pointed top and bottom. Mirrored silver under blue-green overcoat. Gold metal cap with bent wire loop and bent wire hook for hanging attached, red ribbon tied to loop. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1870-1900
Physical Description
blue (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 7.9375 cm x 4.1275 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0363
catalog number
298065.0363
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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