Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament, stepped, cylindrical shape, open at top. Clear glass with red stripes at top and bottom, three white stripes in center, covered in mica/glitter. No cap, bent metal wire inserted for hanging. No mark. Similar fancy shapes were produced in America circa 1935-40.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1930-1940
Physical Description
red, bluish (overall color)
white (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 8.255 cm x 3.81 cm
place made
United States
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0320
catalog number
298065.0320
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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