Beaded Christmas Ornament


Holiday or Christmas ornament, beaded, in the shape of a "shooting" star. Outline of star form comprised of molded glass beads, mirrored silver, painted red. Inside star form is five molded glass balls, mirrored silver. "Tail" of star attached at bottom, molded glass beads, olive colored. Connected with thin metal wire, with bent metal wire hook attached at top. No mark.

Date Made: 1890-1940

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: CzechoslovakiaGermanyJapanPlace 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.298065.0459Catalog Number: 298065.0459Accession Number: 298065

Object Name: ornament, christmas treeObject Type: ornaments

Physical Description: glass (overall material)metal wire (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13/16 in x 4 3/4 in x 9 3/8 in; 2.06375 cm x 12.065 cm x 23.8125 cm


Record Id: nmah_310238

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