Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament, Kugel. Glass ball, matte bronze finish, with embossed metal cap, and circular holder with bent wire hook attached. Cap has folded paper underneath.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1850-1880
Physical Description
gold (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
sphere (ornament shape)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in; 6.35 cm x 6.0325 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0283
catalog number
298065.0283
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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