Glass Christmas Ornament

Blown and molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Onion-shaped, narrows to a point, front and back are stamped with a leaf/plant design, difficult to determine. Silvered, painted yellow-gold overall, with areas of red paint remaining in stamped design. Metal cap with thin metal loop attached, white cotton string tied to loop for hanging. No mark.
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
Physical Description
gold (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
cotton string (hanger material)
overall: 1 1/4 in x 3 5/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 3.175 cm x 9.2075 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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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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