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Glass Christmas Ornament

Glass Christmas Ornament

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Description
Molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ball, mirrored silver painted matte red, with yellow stripes around middle, and silver painted leaf motif encircling center. Metal cap attached, with thin bent metal loop inserted, no hook attached. Cap is stamped: “CZECHOSLOVAKIA”.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornaments
date made
1890-1930
place made
Czechoslovakia
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
pink (overall color)
metal (hanger material)
glass (overall material)
ball (ornament shape)
Measurements
overall: 2 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 6.0325 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
DL.298065.0387
catalog number
298065.0387
accession number
298065
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones
subject
Christmas
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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