Glass Christmas Ornament

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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
sphere, indented (ornament shape)
pink (overall color)
silver (overall color)
metal (hanger material)
overall: 1 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 in; 3.81 cm x 6.0325 cm x 5.08 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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