Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Free-blown and molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ellipsoidal shape with pointed top and bottom, molded indent of flower shape in center of one side (front). Mirrored yellow-gold, flower petals painted gold 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 1/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 7.3025 cm x 3.4925 cm
place made
Germany
Poland
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0243
catalog number
298065.0243
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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