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Bird's Next Christmas Ornament

Bird's Next Christmas Ornament

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Holiday or Christmas ornament, in the shape of a bird's nest and bird. Molded glass ornament, cauldron-shaped, frosted white glass, wrapped in and framed with crinkle wire and topped with three eggs, one pink, one yellow, one red. Eggs are possibly felted or cotton. Separate piece of crinkle wire has two additional eggs, one pink and one red, attached, with small white and pink bird attached as well. Perhaps originally the bird and eggs were on the ornament with the other eggs. No mark.
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
place made
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
overall: 2 in x 4 3/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 5.08 cm x 11.1125 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Nancy M. and Robert R. Garvey, Jr.
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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