Glass Christmas Ornament

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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
Physical Description
red (overall color)
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
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
place made
United States
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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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