Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Free-blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament, ellipsoidal shape, with pointed top and bottom. Mirrored silver, with top and bottom painted blue, silver band left around center. White wave design painted around center on silver, possibly with fabric or paper adhered. Metal cap attached at top with thin bent metal loop inserted, 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
blue (overall color)
silver (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*298065.0367
catalog number
298065.0367
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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