Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ball, mirrored silver ground with light remnants of red paint. Top is broken at location of cap, which is missing, bent metal loop with attached bent wire hook remains. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1880-1900
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
sphere (ornament shape)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/4 in x 2 in; 5.715 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
DL.298065.0290
catalog number
298065.0290
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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