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
date made
1870-1900
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
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
ID Number
DL*298065.0276
catalog number
298065.0276
accession number
298065
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones
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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