Glass Christmas Ornament


Blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ellipsoidal shape with pointed top and bottom. Mirrored silver with matte white band painted around center, two thin white stripes above and below thick band. Red abstract line motif painted in center band. Metal cap with thin metal loop and thin bent wire hook attached. No mark.

Date Made: 1880-1915

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Germany

Subject: Christmas


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Credit Line: Bequest of Edith R. Meggers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.314637.2523Catalog Number: 314637.2523Accession Number: 314637

Object Name: ornamentObject Type: ornamentsOther Terms: Ornament; Decorations

Physical Description: pink (overall color)silver (overall color)glass (overall material)metal (hanger material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 8.255 cm x 3.81 cm


Record Id: nmah_310507

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