Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ball, pink translucent glass painted with white dots and yellow shooting star. Metal cap with thin bent wire loop inserted. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1880-1900
Physical Description
pink (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
glass (overall material)
sphere (ornament shape)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 1 3/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 4.445 cm x 3.4925 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0254
catalog number
298065.0254
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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