Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Clear glass ball, originally mirrored silver ground, now heavily faded. Thick band painted around center of ball, gold with thin green stripes at top and bottom of band, with red dots, heavily faded. No cap or hook. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1890-1930
Physical Description
silver (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
glass (overall material)
sphere (ornament shape)
Measurements
overall: 1 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
Germany
United States
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0255
catalog number
298065.0255
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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