Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ball with small finial at bottom, mirrored silver with painted blue top, pink bottom, silver band around center. Dark polka dots overall with white bands through middle covered with mica/glitter. Metal cap attached with bent metal loop inserted for hanging, bent metal wire attached. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1870-1900
Physical Description
blue (overall color)
pink (overall color)
white (overall color)
glass (overall material)
paper (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 6.35 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0262
catalog number
298065.0262
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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