Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Blown and molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Half-ellipsoidal shape, with pointed top and bottom, faceted indent molded on front. Mirrored silver under green, with abstract white line design around opening of indent. No cap or hook attached. 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
green (overall color)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 3.175 cm x 7.9375 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
Germany
Poland
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0234
catalog number
298065.0234
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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