Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Free-blown and molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ellipsoidal shape with pointed top and bottom, with indent of flower shape molded in center. Mirrored silver, flower petals painted silver and pink, alternating. No cap or hanger attached. No mark. Poland began exporting similar indented ornaments in the mid-1930s.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
1890-1940
Physical Description
gold (overall color)
glass (overall material)
ellipsoid, indented (ornament shape)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 3/8 in; 2.54 cm x 6.35 cm x 3.4925 cm
place made
Germany
Poland
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0242
catalog number
298065.0242
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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