Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
1870-1900
Physical Description
gold (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
cotton string (hanger material)
Measurements
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
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0259
catalog number
298065.0259
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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