Glass Christmas Ornament

Blown and molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ellipsoidal shape, with pointed top and bottom, three molded indents around center. Indents have molded geometric square-star design with circular double outline. Opalescent glass, possibly painted magenta, traces remain. Metal cap with thin metal loop and bent wire for hanging attached. No mark.
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
Physical Description
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
metal (hanger material)
overall: 2 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 5.715 cm x 10.795 cm x 6.985 cm
place made
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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