Glass Christmas Ornament


Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ball, mirrored silver painted matte red, with yellow stripes around middle, and silver painted leaf motif encircling center. Metal cap attached, with thin bent metal loop inserted, no hook attached. Cap is stamped: “CZECHOSLOVAKIA”.

Date Made: 1890-1930

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: CzechoslovakiaPlace Used: United States: District of Columbia, Washington

Subject: Christmas


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Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.298065.0387Catalog Number: 298065.0387Accession Number: 298065

Object Name: ornament, christmas treeObject Type: ornamentsOther Terms: Ornament; Decorations

Physical Description: pink (overall color)metal (hanger material)glass (overall material)ball (ornament shape)Measurements: overall: 2 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 6.0325 cm x 4.7625 cm


Record Id: nmah_1451525

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