Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ellipsoidal shape with pointed top and bottom. Mirrored silver under yellow-gold overcoat. Metal cap with bent metal loop attached at top. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1870-1900
Physical Description
gold (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
ellipsoid (ornament shape)
Measurements
overall: 2 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 2.8575 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0365
catalog number
298065.0365
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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