Glass Christmas Garland

Description
Holiday or Christmas decoration, garland of molded glass ellipsoidal shapes, lobed, silvered glass painted green, yellow, gold, and red. Each piece has opening at each side, nineteen pieces, held together with white cotton string. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
garland
date made
before 1903
Physical Description
red (ornament color)
white (ornament color)
yellow (ornament color)
tied (overall connector/connecting technique)
glass (ornament material)
ellipsoid (ornament shape)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/8 in x 52 1/4 in x 1 1/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 132.715 cm x 2.8575 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: Tennessee, Knoxville
ID Number
1981.0993.13
accession number
1981.0993
catalog number
1981.0993.13
subject
Christmas
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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 Eloise R. Morris

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