Glass Christmas Ornament


Blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ellipsoidal shape, with pointed top and bottom. Mirrored silver under yellow-gold overcoat. Metal cap with bent metal loop and bent wire hook attached at top. No mark.

Date Made: 1870-1900

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: GermanyPlace 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.298065.0251Catalog Number: 298065.0251Accession Number: 298065

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

Physical Description: gold (overall color)glass (overall material)metal (hanger material)Measurements: overall: 2 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 6.6675 cm x 3.175 cm


Record Id: nmah_310494

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