Glass Christmas Ornament

Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Onion-shaped, with pointed top and bottom and three concave indents. Silver ground painted red body, with white stripes on top and bottom, silver indent interiors, with remnants of green dots at center. No cap or hook. No mark. Poland began exporting similar indented ornaments in the mid-1930s.
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
Physical Description
red (overall color)
white (overall color)
glass (overall material)
sphere, indented (ornament shape)
silver (overall color)
overall: 2 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 6.35 cm x 6.6675 cm x 5.715 cm
place made
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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