Glass Christmas Ornament

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Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Half sphere, silvered glass, pink exterior, silver and green faceted indent molded on one side. No cap, bent wire hook inserted in opening at top. No mark. Poland began exporting similar indented ornaments in the mid-1930s.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1890-1930
place made
Poland
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
sphere, indented (ornament shape)
pink (overall color)
silver (overall color)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 in; 3.81 cm x 6.0325 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
DL.298065.0230
catalog number
298065.0230
accession number
298065
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones
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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