Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Free-blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament, balloon-shaped, with rounded top that narrows to small ball at bottom. Yellow-gold, with alternating pink, silver, and yellow-gold stripes in mid-section, and white and pink stripes on top. Mica/glitter on white stripes. No cap attached, bent metal loop for hanging inserted into top. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1880-1900
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
gold (overall color)
pink (overall color)
white (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 4 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in; 12.065 cm x 6.0325 cm
ID Number
DL.298065.0416
catalog number
298065.0416
accession number
298065
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones
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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