Glass Christmas Ornament


Blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Finial-shaped, with ball on top, long, pointed ellipsoidal bottom. Silver under red overall, with white stripes on ball, a swirled white stripe down longer bottom. Metal cap with bent metal loop inserted to top. Cap is heavily rusted. 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.298065.0261Catalog Number: 298065.0261Accession Number: 298065

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

Physical Description: red (overall color)metal (hanger material)glass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 13.335 cm x 4.1275 cm


Record Id: nmah_310501

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