Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament, block-shaped, four-sided, with faceted top and pointed, ribbed bottom. Middle is mirrored silver, with molded convex five-pointed stars and yellow corners. Top and bottom are painted red. Metal cap with bent metal loop inserted in top with bent wire hook attached for hanging. Cap is stamped on top: “MADE IN USA”. Similar "fancy" shapes were produced in America circa 1935-40.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1930-1940
place made
United States
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
red (overall color)
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 7.9375 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
DL.298065.0180
catalog number
298065.0180
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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