Heart Shaped Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament, in the shape of a heart, with molded C-scrolls around sides. Mirrored silver ground, possibly painted a matte white. Metal cap with thin bent metal loop inserted for hanging. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1880-1900
Physical Description
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 7.3025 cm x 4.7625 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0314
catalog number
298065.0314
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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