Glass Christmas Ornament

Free-blown and molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ball-shaped with pointed bottom and four small circular indents around center. Mirrored silver ground, with matt white or gold painted over, painted with pink stripes at top and bottom. Indents are painted pink, gold, and blue, with sun rays around openings. No cap or hook attached, pink string inserted into top for hanging. No mark.
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
Physical Description
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
string (hanger material)
overall: 2 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 6.985 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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