Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament or Kugel. Ball, thick glass, mirrored silver finish, with metal cap, embossed with leaf design, circular metal holder, bent wire hook attached. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1850-1880
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 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 6.0325 cm
ID Number
DL.298065.0284
catalog number
298065.0284
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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