Bell Shaped Christmas Ornament

Description
Free-blown and molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament, in the shape of a bell. Clear glass, with band of yellow-gold painted around center portion, with white leaf motif. Bottom is painted red. Top may have been painted solid white, now faded. Metal cap with holes for hook or ribbon attached at top. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1870-1900
Physical Description
pink (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 8.255 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0379
catalog number
298065.0379
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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