Glass Christmas Ornament

Description:

Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Semi-sphere, with faceted indent molded on one side. Mirrored silver with indent painted magenta. Metal cap attached, with thin bent wire loop inserted, very thin wire wrapped around loop and cap. No mark. Possibly made in Poland, as it began exporting similar indented ornaments in the 1930s.

Date Made: 1920-1940

Location: Currently not on view

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

Subject: Christmas

Subject:

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

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.298065.0357Catalog Number: 298065.0357Accession Number: 298065

Object Name: ornament, christmas tree

Physical Description: glass (overall material)metal (hanger material)Measurements: overall: 1 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 4.7625 cm x 3.175 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-05b7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_310224

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