Glass Christmas Ornament

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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
date made
Physical Description
silver (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
glass (overall material)
sphere (ornament shape)
overall: 1 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
United States
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones
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