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
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1880-1900
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
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0290
catalog number
298065.0290
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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