Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ball, mirrored silver ground, painted magenta on top and bottom with silver band left around center, simple pink and white flowers alternating around band, with yellow swirled design at bottom. Thin metal wire loop inserted into top opening. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1890-1930
Physical Description
pink (overall color)
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
sphere (ornament shape)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 1 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 3.4925 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
Germany
United States
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0253
catalog number
298065.0253
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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