Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ball, mirrored glass finish painted red on top, with two yellow daisies painted on either side, green stems. Metal cap with bent wire loop inserted and hook attached. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1880-1910
Physical Description
red (overall color)
silver (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
glass (overall material)
sphere (ornament shape)
green (overall color)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in; 3.81 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0250
accession number
298065
catalog number
298065.0250
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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