Quatrefoil Shaped Christmas Ornament

Description:

Holiday or Christmas ornament, four small blown glass balls and tinsel chenille formed into a quartrefoil shape. Balls all have an opening at top and bottom to allow wire to pass through. Balls are silvered glass, two with overcoat of gold and two with overcoat of magenta. No mark.

Date Made: 1870-1915

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: GermanyUnited StatesPlace Used: United States: District of Columbia, Washington

Subject Association: Christmas

Subject:

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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Credit Line: Gift of Nancy M. and Robert R. Garvey, Jr.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1993.0157.07Catalog Number: 1993.0157.07Accession Number: 1993.0157

Object Name: ornament, christmas treeOther Terms: Ornament; Decoration

Physical Description: glass (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7/8 in x 5 1/4 in x 4 5/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 13.335 cm x 11.7475 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-e2b5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1147349

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