Glass Christmas Ornament

Description:

Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Clear glass ball, originally mirrored silver ground, now heavily faded. Thick band painted around center of ball, gold with thin green stripes at top and bottom of band, with red dots, heavily faded. No cap or hook. No mark.

Date Made: 1890-1930

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: GermanyUnited StatesPlace Used: United States: District of Columbia, Washington

Subject: Christmas

Subject:

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life

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Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.298065.0255Catalog Number: 298065.0255Accession Number: 298065

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

Physical Description: silver (overall color)yellow (overall color)glass (overall material)sphere (ornament shape)Measurements: overall: 1 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 3.175 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-4adb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_310590

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