Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament, spherically-shaped, with molded indent on one side, imprint of sunflower or daisy on other side. Exterior sides are ribbed, silver. Indent is faceted, painted yellow-gold and pink. Gold metal cap at top, no hook attached. No mark. Poland began exporting similar indented ornaments in the mid-1930s.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
1890-1930
Physical Description
red (overall color)
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
sphere, indented (ornament shape)
pink (overall color)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 2.54 cm x 6.0325 cm x 4.7625 cm
place made
Germany
Poland
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0410
catalog number
298065.0410
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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