Glass Christmas Ornament


Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Half sphere, silvered glass, pink exterior, silver and green faceted indent molded on one side. No cap, bent wire hook inserted in opening at top. No mark. Poland began exporting similar indented ornaments in the mid-1930s.

Date Made: 1890-1930

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: PolandGermanyPlace 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.298065.0230Catalog Number: 298065.0230Accession Number: 298065

Object Name: ornament, christmas treeOther Terms: Ornament, Indented; Decorations

Physical Description: glass (overall material)plastic (overall material)sphere, indented (ornament shape)pink (overall color)silver (overall color)metal (hanger material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 in; 3.81 cm x 6.0325 cm x 5.08 cm


Record Id: nmah_310605

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