Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ellipsoidal shape, with pointed top and bottom. Matte red over silvered glass. Metal cap attached, with bent metal loop inserted in top. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1870-1900
Physical Description
gold (overall color)
red (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 3 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 5.3975 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0369
catalog number
298065.0369
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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