Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Free-blown and molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Oblong shape with pointed top and bottom, with indent of flower shape molded on one side (front). Mirrored silver under yellow-gold, flower petals painted pink. Gold metal cap with thin bent wire loop and bent wire hook attached for hanging. No mark. Poland began exporting similar indented ornaments in the 1930s.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
1890-1940
Physical Description
gold (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 3 in x 1 3/8 in; 3.175 cm x 7.62 cm x 3.4925 cm
place made
Germany
Poland
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0364
catalog number
298065.0364
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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