Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament or Kugel. Ball, thick glass mirrored silver, with embossed metal cap and circular metal holder. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1850-1880
Physical Description
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
sphere (ornament shape)
Measurements
overall: 2 7/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 7.3025 cm x 6.35 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0286
catalog number
298065.0286
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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