Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Free-blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament, onion-shaped with small finial at bottom, narrows at top. Clear glass painted copper color with top and bottom white, and white waved stripe through center, with mica/glitter attached to areas of white. Metal cap with metal loop and bent wire hook attached. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1870-1900
Physical Description
copper (overall color)
white (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 3 in; 15.24 cm x 7.62 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0276
catalog number
298065.0276
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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