Beaded Christmas Garland


Holiday or Christmas decoration, garland of molded glass balls, red, smaller molded glass balls, red and gray, small silver beads, and long silver glass tubes, and bells, cardboard covered with plaster, then silver aluminum foil. Connected with white cotton string and bent wire hooks. Red balls are marked: "MADE IN JAPAN" and bells are stamped: "MADE IN JAPAN".

Date Made: 1937-1945

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: JapanPlace 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.298065.0457Catalog Number: 298065.0457Accession Number: 298065

Object Name: garlandOther Terms: Ornaments, String of; Decorations

Physical Description: metal (hanger material)coardboard (overall material)glass (overall material)cotton string (overall material)plaster (overall material)aluminum foil (overall material)Measurements: short garland strand: 1 1/4 in x 59 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in; 3.175 cm x 151.13 cm x 9.525 cmlong garland strand: 1 1/4 in x 108 in x 3 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x 274.32 cm x 8.89 cm


Record Id: nmah_310282

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