Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Free-blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament, long finial shape, swirled center, with small ball at bottom. Opalescent glass with alternating center sections painted red, and white line design painted on top and bottom. Metal cap with thin metal loop and bent wire hook attached. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1880-1900
Physical Description
pink (overall color)
red (overall color)
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 8.89 cm x 2.8575 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0378
catalog number
298065.0378
accession number
298065
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones

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